Warriorhood is still very much honored and revered in America regardless of all the undermining of manhood in civil life. This man was a “viking warrior” who is seen as embodying everything it means to be a man—devotion to family, sacrifice, and bringing out the best in others. What is a viking warrior?
“We all know that Eden was ‘the guy’ we all aspired to be,” said the letter. “Feared by most but loved by all, his ability to bring the best in all was unmatched. When we talk heroes, Eden’s name comes to mind immediately. His devotion to family was truly stunning and what I admire most about a guy we had the luck and fortune to befriend. As much as we all knew him as a warrior, we loved him for what he was, just a damn good friend, husband and father.”