I discovered Peggy Noonan's column the week of 9/11. She's a New Yorker (and a Catholic) and brought to the world many beautiful, personal glimpses of the aftermath of the attacks on New York and Washington. This week, she looks back at what really mattered to those faced with death as they called their loved ones to say goodbye.
Read it here.
I was awed by this line: "Crisis is a great editor."