In our era of entitled youth and young men weakened by safe-spaced college campuses and fears of their own toxicity, it’s easy to fret for America’s future.
And then we are reminded of the existence of resolute, faithful young men prepared to defend to the death the civilized against the barbaric.
Enter Kendrick Castillo.
Castillo is the young man who bum-rushed one of the shooters who opened fire on their Colorado charter school and their 1800 classmates.
Kendrick Castillo took a bullet in the chest and laid down his life to save the lives of an incalculable number of others.
“I wish he had gone and hid, but that’s not his character,” said Castillo’s father. But, he went on, “His character is about protecting people, helping people.”
I wish we could bottle and sell whatever it was Kendrick Castillo’s parents did to raise such a courageous young man.Read More »