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Who are the most important people?

January 29, 2016

I thank my old high school classmate Joyce Mummert Ireland for sharing this bit of philosophy from Charles Schultz.

1.snoopy1.  Name the five wealthiest people in the world.

2.  Name the last five Heisman trophy winners.

3.  Name the last five winners of the Miss America pageant.

4.  Name ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize.

5.  Name the last half dozen Academy Award winners for best actor and actress.

6.  Name the last decade’s worth of World Series winners.

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How did you do?

The point is, none of us remember the headliners of yesterday.

These are no second-rate achievers.

They are the best in their fields.

But the applause dies .. Awards tarnish …  Achievements are forgotten.

Accolades and certificates are buried with their owners.

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