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I have a new hero. Look at this story.

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by JuneBug1, May 4, 2008.

  1. JuneBug1

    JuneBug1 Member

    I am 41 years old and after just reading this story, I cannot stop crying. I think my new hero is an 18 year old kid.

    story: http://www.postgazette.com/pg/08125/878966-85.stm

    three videos: http://www.post-gazette.com/multimedia/?videoID=100548
  2. Norman Stansfield

    Norman Stansfield Active Member


    That's pretty much all I can come up with at this point.
  3. Tripp McNeely

    Tripp McNeely Member

    A lot of lessons to be learned from that young man.
    Keep fighting the good fight and do it with a smile.
  4. forever_town

    forever_town Active Member

    I also have a new hero.

    This thread is making things a bit dusty all up in here.
  5. NightOwl

    NightOwl Guest

    That boy makes anyone want to be a better man or woman.

    What courage he shows. I'm glad his hit was a solid liner.

    "I did it! I did it!"

    And he got an RBI, too.

    Don't just watch the videos. Make sure you read the story.

    Excellent story, by the way.
  6. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    "If I'm mad at anything in this, it's that I'm not going to be able to have a son, I'm not going to be able to get married and have my own house," he said, fighting back tears again. "Those are the things I'm mad about. But not dying."


    Excellent story. And you can see his spirit in that video. What an amazing kid.
  7. Beef03

    Beef03 Active Member

    Where is the story. I could only find the video.

    Kinda puts things in perspective a little bit. Amazing.
  8. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Hey, rookie. You were good.

    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  9. Beef03

    Beef03 Active Member

    That's not fair man.
    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  10. GBNF

    GBNF Active Member

    That story was good. Those videos were better
  11. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    First post, though it doesn't appear as a link like the videos did.

  12. GBNF

    GBNF Active Member

    Man, that video is pretty tough at the end. A lot of tears.
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