Only Fitting

It seemed only fitting that I get lunch with my mentor and friend, Dr. David Alan Black before following in his footsteps to a German speaking nation in pursuit of a PhD

I can not begin to express how much he has done for me and how much I have learned from him. I am who I am today because of his humility in the classroom and his unwillingness to settle for less than his students are capable of giving.

We concluded the afternoon with a trip to his library where he gave me two German commentaries:

There was no way he was letting me leave the country without giving me another assignment!

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3 Responses to Only Fitting

  1. Craig Benno says:

    Congrats Jacob. I pray that Dave has done such a good job mentoring you, that his legacy in you, surpasses what he has done.

  2. Dave Black says:

    Gute Reise! Ich hoffe, wir sehen uns bald wieder!

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