Stand Up For Your Beliefs

On the evening of April 21, 2012, my 15-year-old son, Sam, gathered some of his friends at a parking lot in the center of town. It was a cool evening, but they were properly attired and fully equipped. Carrying construction staplers and rolls of duct tape, they huddled in front of the hot dog carry-out store they often frequent after school. Sam distributed another 50 flyers each to the boys, which they added to the 50 he had already distributed …


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3 comments on “Stand Up For Your Beliefs

  1. Well, I feel stupid. My son told me about this, but we both forgot about it.

  2. Gloria De La Cruz-Sandoval on said:

    Wow, to be able to stand for something so young and early in life in a time when most people are simply going through the motions is remarkable. I remember my mother advising me as a youth to find something in life worth standing for then to muster up the courage to stand for it in love and service of others. You and your son are to be commended in doing so. I’m honored in learning so today.

  3. Great story, great point! This lesson should be for everyone not just a 16 year old trying to do a good deed. He did a good deed, followed his beleifs, was supported by those that matter and should be very proud of what he stands for…and i know you are proud of your son.

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