West Point Revisited: Lauren & Adam’s Wedding

Adam Scher, pictured here among Veterans of Foreign Wars, holds a special place in our hearts.  He entered the graduating class of 2004 at the United States Military Academy in 2000 with our son, Elliot, one year before the turmoil of 9-11.  We’ll never forget meeting Adam at Columbia University as Elliot’s co-captain on West Point’s Debate Team, racking up honors.

They are different today, these boys, than they were before serving their tours of duty.  We are incredibly proud of their transition to manhood and leadership.  They were separated overseas but modern day communications, particularly the Internet, makes it easier to stay in touch.  We kept abreast of Adam’s whereabouts and general welfare through his fiancee, Lauren, who was marvelous in providing email updates.  I wasn’t blogging in those days, so today’s wedding celebrating their union provided the chance for some closure.  What a gorgeous day at this bastion on the Hudson, as Lauren & Adam basked in the sunlight within and around Cadet Chapel.

About Leonard J. Press, O.D., FAAO, FCOVD

Developmental Optometry is my passion as well as occupation. Blogging allows me to share thoughts in a unique visual style.
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3 Responses to West Point Revisited: Lauren & Adam’s Wedding

  1. Daniel Wohlgelernter says:

    A moving and inspiring account ! Thank you for sharing.

  2. My pleasure. If you enjoyed this, wait ’til you see what’s coming next.

  3. Dennis van Horn says:

    As father of the bride your photos here are priceless, and will allow this proud Dad to relive these wonderful moments many times. thank you my friend… Lauren & Adam, two wonderful people, made the plans and provided a magical, wonderful West Point wedding weekend…

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