Reagan Big, Hearts Small
3:05 PM, May 3, 2013 • By MARY CLAIRE KENDALL
Now, perhaps with a government assist, courtesy Obama, the site where little “Dutch” Reagan lived and dreamed of becoming a firefighter will, in time, be covered with just such a monstrosity. That it will house those who hope to find a cure for Alzheimer’s underscores how important and appropriate it was to save the home. But, it was not to be. The larger lesson, in the end, had nothing to do with our brains, but with our hearts and how small they had grown.
Mary Claire Kendall is a writer in Washington and president of Friends of President Reagan’s Chicago Home.
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