From the January 2020 magazine.

Son of a rocket scientist

His analytical mind had to see results of a Higher Power at work. Thanks to his sponsor, he could show you it on a chart

I am an analytical person. My tendency to analyze seems to have been passed to me genetically, I’d say. I’m the son of an engineer, someone who worked on missiles and rocket systems for the government for 38 years. I’m literally the son of a rocket scientist. 

When I was a boy, my father would see me watching the Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote cartoons on TV. He’d watch for a few minutes and say, “The top speed of a coyote is 40 mph. The top speed of a road runner is only 19 mph. He would have caught that road runner merely by chasing him.”

-- David M.

Denver, Colo.

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