Labor Day: Dedicated to American Ingenuity and Plain Hard Work

Fort Worth Star Telegram // September 03, 2017

It literally takes your breath away when you see a F-35 in the sky over Fort Worth. The power. The speed. The precision. There’s nothing accidental on this aircraft. It’s a symbol of excellence in so many ways. A salute to our U.S. military personnel, who put their lives on the line for our freedom. A wave to the American patriotism it displays as it protects this great country from harm. A bow to the U.S.A for American ingenuity and the advances it brings to our world. And a gesture of respect to the workers who build this machine with their hands and their hearts.

That’s especially true this Labor Day.

Today is about celebrating workers and the generations of men and women who have moved mountains to get us to this place in history. We want to say thank you because we know it has not always been an easy task. For the typical Texan, the goal is simple. Go to work, be proud of what you do, come home and take care of your family and loved ones. But everything costs more these days. It’s harder to find a career than just a job. It’s tougher to take care of your kids when there’s so much standing in the way.

Your hard work and dedication have not gone unnoticed.

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