gives me a great deal of pleasure to be asked here today to say
a few words of welcome, and to help celebrate our 30th anniversary."
is a much happier occasion than the dates that we are recalling.
Every generation has its difficult times. The present one certainly
has theirs, just as our generation 30 years ago was in the midst
of a very dark period of our history. None of us really wanted
to be a part of it, but since we don't always rule our own destiny,
we became part of it, and we made the most of it."
these trying times, each generation seems to emerge a little better,
a little wiser, and we trust strong because of what we had to
go through. I hope that the present generation is as successful
as I think we were."
an individual, and I don't want to sound selfish in making this
statement, I can't help but think that I emerged a better person
for having made so many new and good friends. I sincerely hope
that you feel the same way. In my opinion, good friends are one
of the richest commodities we have, and I know that I am a very
fortunate man for having become friends of people like you.” [ASM,
| COs posing for a group photo.
||COs at Clear Lake.
||Young COs at the Montreal River camp.
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