class is still important, still exists
There are a handful, a small handful, of people that are consistently awesome and great and that seem to "get it." Stephen Colbert's one of them.
Here's the opening monologue of "The Colbert Report" in which Stephen returns from leave and addresses the recent passing of his mother.
The amount of class in this 3 minute clip is palpable, to say the least. Watch it, then go give your mom a big hug.