If More of Us Would Follow in His Footsteps

Over 25 years ago, I had the great pleasure of meeting this true celebrity. He was the real deal – the same person I saw on PBS stood before me, thanked me for my service to young children, had his assistant take our picture (when he noticed my disappointment that I hadn’t brought my camera), and reminded my mother of the importance of being a grandmother.

A few weeks later, as promised, I received the photos in the mail.

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Me, Mr. Rogers and my mom at an early childhood conference in Anaheim, CA

To this man, no person was “foreign.” They were someone that he had not yet had the pleasure to meet.

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I just bought the new “forever” postage stamp.

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Also watch for upcoming films about him and his limitless love for humanity.

Thank you, Mr. Rogers. You are still an inspiration.

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Carolyn Dennis-Willingham

Carolyn is the author of two published books – No Hill for a Stepper, 2001, and The Last Bordello, 2016. Her third novel, The Moonshine Thicket, is set in 1928 and is currently enduring a professional edit. When not on her laptop, she serves as a lap top for her grandchildren. She is a retired Early Childhood Specialist, a fitness boxer, artist, and a ball thrower for her ever-persistent mini Aussie. In addition to her blogging website, carolyndenniswillingham.com, you may find her on Facebook and Twitter.

4 thoughts on “If More of Us Would Follow in His Footsteps

  1. Awesome posts #absolutely

    On Fri, Mar 23, 2018, 17:58 Author Flawed to Perfection wrote:

    > Carolyn Dennis-Willingham posted: “Over 25 years ago, I had the great > pleasure of meeting this true celebrity. He was the real deal – the same > person I saw on PBS stood before me, thanked me for my service to young > children, had his assistant take our picture (when he noticed my > disappoint” >

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