"I am a child of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, and I want the city of my birth to sparkle in a world of great cities. I want us to be magnificent. I want our generation to ennoble a sacred name in American history, to reenergize and reconsecrate the revolutionary promise that brave men in Philadelphia long ago declared with an honorable pride that they spit into the doubting face of a hostile universe."
This is just one paragraph from a brand new column that will appear every other Sunday in the Philadelphia Inquirer. It's written by our old friend Clark DeLeon and we're so happy to have him back in print (and at philly.com) where he belongs.
Click here to read the entire column.