Friday, August 13, 2004

Paraguay and the Olympics -- Good luck!

The news story detailed the opening ceremony and parade of athletes at the Olympics. They highlight the return of Afghanistan, thumbs down and boos at the USA team, cheers for the Iraqi team. What caught my interest was the fact that "Paraguay carried a banner that read ``From Horror to Hope'' in apparent reference to the supermarket fire that killed nearly 400 people earlier this month." God bless them for their hope and courage, for, as one who has been to Paraguay, they have very little else at their disposal.