I never questioned my decision in letting her go. In this day and age we get overprotective with our children. If you want to look at statistics, look at how many teenagers die in cars every year. Should we let teenagers drive cars? I think it'd be silly if we didn't.Now that's an American showing some some can-do, self-reliant attitude!
Saturday, June 12, 2010
Laurence Sunderland, to critics of his decision to allow his 16 year old daughter Abby Sunderland to attempt to sail around the world on her own:
It was hot in Phoenix – at least on Wednesday and Thursday (as high as 108°F!). On Friday, the weather report called for temperatures to plunge into the mid-90s – and by comparison, that did indeed feel quite cool...