This Sunday will be the 100th birthday of Ronald Reagan. When I was an undergraduate at the University of Massachusetts, Reagan was a beacon of hope. I felt like I was behind a red curtain of crazy liberals and far leftists at UMass-Amherst. Reagan inspired me to be a conservative.
The Heritage Foundation blog, The Foundry, has a more lengthy post on the subject written by Brandon Stewart. Consider this an open thread on your memories of Ronald Reagan.