There are times within families that we are troubled by situations. Sometimes the father is more absent than present.
America's ambassador to Japan, Douglas MacArthur II, served as Counselor of the State Department under John Foster Dulles. Like Dulles, MacArthur is a hard worker. Once when Dulles telephoned the MacArthur home asking for Doug, Mrs. MacArthur mistook him for an aide and snapped irately, "MacArthur is where MacArthur always is, weekdays, Saturdays, Sundays, and nights—in that office!"Within minutes, MacArthur got a telephoned order from Dulles: "Go home at once, boy. Your home front is crumbling." —Time