The Human Cost of Reality: A Current Snap-Shot

In its December 29, 2017 issue, People Magazine published a story featuring the 92 American celebrities who passed away in 2017.

By comparison, and these figures can vary somewhat depending on source:

-128 Law Enforcement Officers

-60 Fire Fighters

-33 Military Members in War Zones

All perished protecting our citizens, our property, and our nation in 2017.

A wise person once concluded that, at some point(s) during our lives, many or most of us have really needed, among key others:  doctors, dentists, teachers, ministers, first responders, family members, and those who protect our national security and freedom.   But there’s never been a time when a stable American adult has ever really needed a celebrity……..