Touching story of a kid with autism. Academic level of a 10 year old. Coach put him in for a game-winning field goal kick against a top-ranked team, and it went through the uprights. These types of stories are rare, but amazing. A must watch!
I also tell you that one in every four will be afflicted with this disease, and yet somehow, we seem to have put it in a little bit of the background. I want to bring it back on the front table. We need your help. I need your help. We need money for research. It may not save my life. It may save my children’s lives. It may save someone you love. ……. Don’t give up, don’t ever give up. — Jimmy Valvano (who passed 3 months after this speech; March 10, 1946 – April 28, 1993). Support the Jimmy V Foundation at http://www.jimmyv.org.
A lesson for all: “There are three things we all should do every day. Number one is laugh. You should laugh every day. Number two is think. You should spend some time in thought, and number three is, you should have your emotions moved to tears, could be happiness or joy.” — Jimmy Valvano (March 10, 1946 – April 28, 1993)
Everybody! Watch this clip (18mn.) about a wrestler’s dad: it’s amazing how we can be when faced w/ insurmountable adversity! #love #noquit http://vimeo.com/31601151