When so many die each day, why pause to comment on Steve Irwin?

Some folks I know are scratching their heads at the coverage Steve Irwin’s death has wrought this week. I’m not. It’s because so rarely do we meet someone, and yes, we’ve met Steve Irwin, who in public life displays so much passion, heart, and faith, and who radiated so much love.

He was real. In a public figure, that’s a rarity.

Like Liz Spikol, I found John McManamy’s tribute, at BipolarConnect.com a must read.

Now if we could look to those that die everyday in our streets, who we haven’t met just yet, maybe the world could be a better place.