Washington Post: A Simple Act of Kindness and the Greatness of America


“Thanks, Anthony,” he wrote in a public Facebook post. “You touched my soul and reminded me about what this country is all about and why it is so great. Let’s stop screaming at each other. Let’s just take care of each other. You made my day.”


A chance encounter between Colin Powell and a disabled veteran left them both inspired about America

January 25 at 7:10 PM Anthony Maggert knows just about everything about retired Gen. Colin L. Powell. He had read all of his books – “Who hasn’t?” he asks. He had watched him on television, awed by the calm Powell seemed to show even in the most trying of times.