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Tiffany Gee Lewis: At the back of the pack, daring greatly and climbing over hurdles

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  • G L W8 SPRINGVILLE, UT
    May 18, 2017 11:55 a.m.

    One more metaphor from another sport: get up one more time than you get knocked down!

  • hbeckett Colfax, CA
    May 17, 2017 3:00 p.m.

    I love track and field events when I was in high school I would run the
    880dash, pole vault and hurdles this article was very essential to life skills

    thank you for your wonderful writings I always enjoy reading them

  • Fabulous Jen Eagle Mountain, UT
    May 17, 2017 12:31 p.m.

    I was competing in a high school track meet many years ago when something took place that I'll never forget.

    A boy with Down Syndrome ran 400 meters in 104 seconds. We all knew that was a very slow time but once everyone realized the boy had Down Syndrome, we all circled the track and cheered him on.

    As an athlete, I have seen many incredible performances. But nothing will be able to match what that boy did that day.

    When people base their entire self-worth on their athletic achievements, there is so much in life that they are missing.

    That was the lesson I got from watching that boy that day.