I have been visiting my mom in the hospital for almost a week.
Jackie Robinson's famous quote about "a life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives," celebrated today on Jackie Robinson Day, rings particularly true when you're thinking constantly about your mother who has an incurable disease. She definitely had an impact on my life and many others. What mother doesn't?
So in honor of my mom and the day, I dug up 10 cards of Jackie Robinson in my collection that I have featured on the blog, that recognized Robinson's impactful feat of breaking the color barrier in 1947.
Here they are:
Jackie Robinson left us too soon. My mom will leave too soon.
I guess the most impactful ones always do.