|EAA, Chapter 350,
Young Eagles Day, 6-3-2000
Click Here's another picture drawn by the Young Eagle, Libby.
When I meet a new kid I usually ask them what they want to do when
they grow up. Most of them just shrug their shoulders and say, "I
don't know." When I asked Libby what she wanted to do she replied,
"I want to be an Air Force Pilot." This is very interesting
because neither of her parents or her any of her friends have ever been
involved in the military or aviation. Something influenced her, I
don't know what it was. But, the point is, something did influence
her to think about becoming a pilot. This is why we must work as
hard as we can to give a positive diversion for our countries kids.
Diversion from the not so positive, sadistic, perverted, primetime programs
that the kids usually watch. If we want our countries future to be
good, we must help the kids see that there really are fun exciting things
to do and we must guide them, on a daily basis, to become everything that
they dream about.
It's very important to ask
our kids, on a regular basis, what they want to be when they grow up.
This helps them think of what they want to do and helps them prepare for