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summary µ eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Mark Shriver Rsonal stories from friends and family that zero in on the three guiding principles of Sarge's life faith hope and love and recounts moments with Sarge that now take on new value and poignancy In the process Mark discovers much about himself as a father as a husband and as a social justice advocate A Good Man is an inspirational and deeply personal story about a son discovering the true meaning of his father's lega. Great book about a very good man Sargent Shriver was often over shadowed by his dynamic wife or his Kennedy in laws however Sarge was a very talented caring man who achieved much in his life Like all mortals he did grow old and he and his family had to deal with the many problems of growing old This is a tender but totally frank story by his son It's the story of Sarge Shriver the man his work but also the story of a son and his father and how they both dealt with his agingFor all people dealing with aging parents and all parents who will soon be dealt with by their children this is a somewhat comforting book

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A Good Man review ✓ 103 ✓ In this intimate portrait of an extraordinary father son relationship Mark K Shriver discovers the moral principles that guided his legendary father and applies them to his own lifeWhen Sargent Sarge Shriver—founder of the Peace Corps and architect of President Johnson's War on Poverty—died in 2011 after a valiant fight w In this intimate portrait of an extraordinary father son relationship Mark K Shriver discovers the moral principles that guided his legendary father and applies them to his own lifeWhen Sargent Sarge Shriver founder of the Peace Corps and architect of President Johnson's War on Poverty died in 2011 after a valiant fight with Alzheimer's thousands of tributes poured in from friends and strangers worldwide These trib. I've always been such an admirer of Sargent Shriver I first became aware of him when he became the first director of the Peace Corps under President Kennedy; then the OEO and the War on Poverty under President Johnson Because I was too young to vote for President Kennedy in 1960 was living in the Philippines in 1964 and my absentee ballot arrived 1 month after the election had an emergency appendectomy the early morning of Election Day in 1968 my FIRST opportunity to vote in a Presidential election was 1972 My vote proudly went for the George McGovernSargent Shriver ticketHow different our country would have been if they had won that electionI knew of his life and what a wonderful person he was But this book opened my eyes even He was truly A Good Man Thank you for your personal remembrances Mark

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A Good ManUtes which extolled the daily kindness and humanity of a good man moved his son Mark far than those who lauded Sarge for his big stage headline making accomplishments After a lifetime searching for the path to his father's success in the public arena Mark instead turns to a search for the secret of his father's joy his devotion to others and his sense of purpose Mark discovers notes and letters from Sarge; hears pe. Incredible What a privelege to read this and learn about this extraordinary man Thank you for sharing him with us Mark Shriver What Would Sargeant Shriver Do would be another great measure for lifePres Clinton summed it up beautifully in his eulogy A whole generation of us understood what President Kennedy meant by looking at Sargeant Shriver's lifeJust some of my favorite take away's Break your mirror Take the focus off yourself Look less at your face and at your neighbor's to see how you can serve them Be a warrior for peace with a heart full of grace and a soul generated by love SS was a truly decent generous and joyful man incessantly devoted to faith hope love and family His abiding ambition was to give others the opportunity to hope The great man is recognized for his civic achievements The good man can be great in that arena too but even greater at home on the sidewalk at the diner with his grandkids at the supermarket at church whatever human interaction reuires integrity and compassion Without love which really is respect for your fellow man there can be no faith in ourselves or in others Without faith there can be no hope; without hope there's no futureThere is just one uestion I am left pondering How on earth did Maria fall for Arnold huh hmm huhOprah's Book Club List