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Treading Near Greatness: A Tribute To Walter Cronkite

By Damali Binta Yael On July - 21 - 2009

The lightning flashed. An idea popped up in my mind. The thunder began to roar. It hit me—BAM!  I am sitting in a place that was trod by the great Walter Cronkite.

I immediately emailed Leroy Watson, who has mentored me on B/R, and who is very discerning. I wrote:

"Look at how near to excellence we sometimes tread..... Walter Cronkite is represented in the museum at the college where I teach, located at Holman Street in Houston, Texas.

"The museum occupies a room on the second floor of the San Jacinto Building of the Houston Community College, Central Campus. Many years ago (I have taught at Central College for about 21 years), I noticed the names of Walter Cronkite and other great people who attended the then San Jacinto High School.

"Sometimes some very d...

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