Harry Scherer is a senior at Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Maryland, where he is pursuing a triple major in philosophy, politics, and economics (PPE), history, and Latin. He works as the managing editor of the Emmitsburg News-Journal and co-editor-in-chief of Tolle Lege: Journal of Theology and Philosophy. Harry proudly hails from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Human stories, centered around human persons in pursuit of wisdom, are the roots from which communities grow. We can be sure, by the sweat on the brows of each person in the McGinley family, that this connection between the land and community is no mere metaphor.