After Sarah Mervosh’s grandpa died at the age of 90, she was amazed to see 500 people crowd in to his memorial service.
He always had made her feel good, but what did he do that made all these people adore him.
It was simple friendliness and thoughtfulness, in the end, that mattered.
“I hadn’t known about the phone calls, or about what Pap Pap meant to people like Justin and Claudia,” she writes in a feature for the Dallas News. “I was still getting to know him even after his death… (learning) a retrospective lesson on how one man had managed to make a difference over the course of his lifetime.”
(READ the Op-Ed from the Dallas Morning News)