An accident takes Jane Faller away from her rural Ferry County home as cancer continues to wear down her husband, Bob. This is part of a series on aging in rural Washington.
<a href="http://www.spokesman.com/picture-stories/rural-resilience-bob-and-jane-faller/">View first installment of Rural Resilience: Bob and Jane Faller </a>
PHILADELPHIA — He spoke at Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed. He stood at the very lectern Abraham Lincoln used to deliver the Gettysburg Address. And he stepped forward to the stirring strains of "Fanfare for the Common Man."
In a scene rich with historical symbolism, Pope Francis arrived in the City of Brotherly Love on Saturday, offering warm and affectionate words of welcome to immigrants and extolling America’s founding ideals of liberty and equality.
"Those ringing words continue to inspire us today," the pope said of the Declaration of Independence, "even as they have inspired peoples throughout the world to fight for the freedom to live in accordance with their dignity."