The author of this Mother's Day essay, published a couple of days ago in the USA Today, was the Chair of the Program Board at GWU when I was in law school there.
We were more like acquaintances than friends. We hung out with a lot of the same folks and I always thought he was a bright guy and a good egg.
He ran for Congress a couple of years ago, in New Jersey, and he may again. If he does, I'll post a link.
But in the meantime, read this.
I think it's beautiful.