This weekend, the teams of two legendary football programs will lock up in South Bend Indiana, when Texas visits Notre Dame for a game between teams and coaches with lots of questions that need answering.
It wouldn't really be fair to judge someone's character based upon the number of people who show up at their funeral, but if a line of mourners forms at 4:00 p.m. and you can't see the end until 8:00 p.m., it's hard not to believe that whomever they're there for was a pretty special person.
Putting homeless families and individuals into housing requires faith that people experiencing homelessness are effectively down and out, and not a bunch of bad guys. Proving that homeless folks are just like everyone else is the herculean task that most homeless advocates have all but abandoned.
The formalities were already covered by a series of phone calls between Boston Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge and Brad Stevens. It was time to sit down and finalize a deal to make Stevens the 17th head coach to walk the sidelines for the storied franchise.
Seeing it as a parent, I appreciated it even more, literally stopping the film about a dozen times to point out a scene or some piece of dialogue. If you are a parent, watch this movie with your child. You won't regret it.