At the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, Derek Redmond tore his hamstring in the middle of the 400 meter semi-final race. With the help of his father and a cheering crowd, Redmond fought through the pain and completed the full lap. His heroic statement is one that echoes strongly more than two decades later.
Our takeaway: Never give up. Even in pain or adversity, run strong & finish the race.
Want more good news?
Sign up for Smile, our free daily good news email with over 600,000 happy and optimistic subscribers!
You share, we give! Every time you share an article, we donate to Smile Train to provide life-changing cleft surgeries to children in need.
$17.88 raised today! Learn more here.
Share to Give!
Every time you share an article, we donate to Smile Train to help provide life-changing cleft surgeries to children in need. Spread good news, change lives! Learn more here.
$17.88 raised today!
Want to be happier in just 5 minutes a day? Sign up for Morning Smile and join over 455,000+ people who start each day with good news.