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In this intimate portrait of a unprecedented father-son courting, Mark ok. Shriver discovers the ethical rules that guided his mythical father and applies them to his personal life

When Sargent "Sarge" Shriver—founder of the Peace Corps and architect of President Johnson's struggle on Poverty—died in 2011 after a valiant struggle with Alzheimer's, millions of tributes poured in from pals and strangers all over the world. those tributes, which extolled the day-by-day kindness and humanity of "a sturdy man," moved his son Mark way over those that lauded Sarge for his big-stage, headline-making accomplishments. After a life-time looking for the trail to his father's good fortune within the public enviornment, Mark as a substitute turns to a look for the key of his father's pleasure, his devotion to others, and his feel of goal. Mark discovers notes and letters from Sarge; hears own tales from family and friends that 0 in at the 3 guiding ideas of Sarge's life—faith, wish, and love—and recounts moments with Sarge that now tackle new worth and poignancy. within the strategy, Mark discovers a lot approximately himself, as a father, as a husband, and as a social justice recommend. A sturdy Man is an inspirational and deeply own tale a couple of son gaining knowledge of the genuine which means of his father's legacy.

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