If ever there were an argument for the benefits of religious faith, it was sarge Shriver.
And the reason it became such a big success—both instantly and even now, 50 years later—was sarge.
sarge was one of those to whom the torch was passed on Inauguration Day 50 years ago this week.
sarge was never given the tools to finish the job, but he never gave up or gave in.
sarge was now ready to enlist in what others saw as a hopeless endeavor—and it was.
But, sarge, he urged desperately, Im no durn good here foolin around with drill an relief an diggin an all that.
"Your bunkie ain't no dude, either, sarge," continued Kelly.
Whatever happens, sarge, don't get excited and go to shooting.
Naw, I'm not sick; but sarge sent me to get some stuff for some guys that's too sick to move.
They're all right, just as you handed 'em over; only I asked me friend the sarge to lock 'em up till you called.
A sergeant (1867+)