The next morning, Alexander wakes up to find his family in disarray and chaos erupts; his parents have overslept, Emily has a cold, and Anthony has found out that he and Celia broke up. The battery in Kelly's car is dead, because Emily left its light on all evening long, so Ben has to take Trevor with him to the interview after dropping Kelly off at work. At school, Paul gives Alexander good news: Philip's birthday party is cancelled as Philip has gotten the , so the kids including Becky Gibson and Paul who were originally going to attend Philip's party have now decided they will attend Alexander's party instead, much to Alexander's delight. Alexander calls his father, asking him to plan a party for him. Kelly is informed of an embarrassing typo in the book they are publicizing ("dump" instead of "jump"), and needs to stop from reading it at a public reading later. Ben takes Trevor along to the office interview and meets Greg () who seems impressed at his credentials, although they decide to hold another meeting after Trevor ingests a . Meanwhile, at school, Anthony finds out that Celia has gotten back together with him. Feeling excited about what happened, Anthony accidentally causes two trophy display cases to fall and smash, which leads to him getting suspended.
The Second World War abounds with stories of heroism. This weekend, we commemorate the 70th anniversary of a now little-known event: the sinking of the U.S. Army transport ship Dorchester and the brave sacrifices made by four chaplains, including the Washington-raised Rabbi Alexander Goode.
|Alexander David Goode|
May 10, 1911|
Brooklyn, New York
|Died||February 3, 1943
Dorchester, Atlantic Ocean
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1942 to 1943|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Chaplain's Medal for Heroism · Distinguished Service Cross · Purple Heart|
The main concern of Alexander the Good was to defend the country in wars against superior armies. In order to do that, he forged a system of alliances with and Poland, generally against (although he had been backed to the throne by ). In 1402, he was sworn of , the . The treaty was renewed in 1404, 1407, 1411 and 1415.
Alexander the Good (: or ) was a () of , reigning between 1400 and 1432, son of . He succeeded to the throne, and, as a ruler, initiated a series of reforms while consolidating the status of the Moldavian Principality.