From The Pastor At St. Paul's UCC, Freeburg, IL

A Thought On The Olympics

I was struck that one of the men on the US gymnastic team, Aleksandr Artemev, is the son of a former Soviet Olympic medal winner; that one of the US women gymnasts, Nastia Liukin,  is also Russian and the daughter of two Russian Olympic medalists; that one of the US gymnastic coaches is Asian.

So, is there a Bob Smith on the Russian team? A Sally Jones on the Chinese team? How ’bout Billy Bob Devereaux on the Romanian team? No? Wonder why…


One response

  1. Shows the truth in the statement that multitudes from foreign lands want to live in the US, land of the free and opportunities abound, but according to some “American is a mean oountry!”?????

    August 23, 2008 at 3:41 pm

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