sit in the shade of trees planted long ago. We have all arrived at this wonderful
moment together because of countless gestures of hope made by generations that
have preceded us -- the baby born, the family begun, the university founded, the
care and nurturing of our schools, our communities, a wonderful variety of faiths
and, of course, our families and their families before them.
celebrate the joy of your achievement, but we must give thanks for all that brought
us here. And we must be keenly aware that our stupendous good fortune carries
with it an obligation to keep that flame burning brightly into the future for
every living thing that is and is yet to be.
a gift of a Heifer International animal, it is not just giving money away to some
vast organization that you hope is going to trickle down to the people who need
it. You are giving a living, breathing, breeding gift, so that you know exactly
what it is that participants in Heifer programs around the world are going to
get, and you know it's going to change their lives dramatically."
us show children around the world that we can make a difference together.