From Good Dad to Great Dad – The Impact of Imminent Death

By September 7, 2016Parenting

Remember the plane that crash-landed in the Hudson River in 2009? And the heroism of the pilot who kept his cool, saving everyone on board? In 2016 Clint Eastwood has created a thought-provoking movie about this real-life hero, who was later investigated and criticized by airline administrators.

Here’s a personal perspective from Ric Elias, one of the passengers of that plane – what went through his mind as the plane barely cleared the bridge and he saw the water rushing up at him.

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According to him, those few seconds changed the way he looked at his life and clarified what’s important to him.

It changed him from a good dad to a great dad.

I’m sure it had a similar impact on some of the moms on board!

Piggyback on what he learned…

 

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