A hug for the President

June 24, 2006 at 2:32 am (Amusement, Uncategorized)

Thanks to Dave at Garfield Ridge, I was able to come across a picture one may not see often. Graduating after six years from the United States Merchant Marine Academy, Gabriel Whitney was understandably overjoyed at his accomplishment. So much so that he gave a great big bear hug to the commencement speaker, who just happened to be President George W. Bush. Here’s a news article about the graduation. Here’s a news article about Gabriel Whitney. Below is the picture.
Gabriel Whitney hugs President Bush

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