When considering people worthy of praise, start with inspirational action.
WALK TO WASHINGTON. Dan Lyons is carrying a message about respect and honor for veterans to Washington, D.C. And he's doing it by foot.
The 62-year-old Reno, Nev., resident recently passed through Hardin County on his six-month trek to the capital. Frustrated by noncommittal answers from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who was elected from his state, Lyons asked if he could get a meeting if he walked to D.C.