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Inspired


Sunday, June 07, 2009

So yesterday I volunteered at the annual summer games for special olympics and was absolutely inspired. I worked the track and field events. There were 86 year old athletes participating in events! Everyone was supportive of eachother and it is evident that they have been training for months. There was a relay team that finished a 4x100 relay in 49 seconds! There was also a boy who did a 5k in 21 minutes!!!!!! WOW! I am happy to break 40 lol. If individuals can go out there with motorized wheelchairs that are operated by head switches to do the slalom race then there is no excuse for me to quit.
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DIANEGETSFIT 6/8/2009 4:38PM

    I love how you're involved in community health. That's inspiring!

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SPEECHIED 6/7/2009 2:18PM

    Very cool! emoticon

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EDUCGRAD 6/7/2009 12:34PM

    Wow!I'm sure it was amazing to watch,very inspiring too

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TEACHINKIDS2 6/7/2009 11:37AM

    WOW! How inspiring...that is so emoticon to hear! A 5k in 21 mins WOW WOW! I'm with you on the 40 mins LOL haha...Bless you for volunteering!
Hats off to wonderful YOU!

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