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Palsied, thin, and frail-looking, he outdid himself regularly by rising to the occasion, whatever it was, speech or interview.
A good but flawed man rising to the occasion as demanded.
The well-being of the city depends on one of them rising to the occasion.
Rising to the occasion, Pacific Coast Ultrasound is choosing to "gift" military families with a unique and once in a lifetime opportunity - free 3D and 4D picture images of their unborn babies that can be emailed overseas.