Category Archives: Olympics

A Lack of Vision…

In this season of the Olympics ending in Rio last week and the Paralympics getting ready to begin, I have been thinking about the athletes often lately.  It is common knowledge these days that Michael Phelps is the most decorated … Continue reading

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Not A Perfect World

Towards the end of the summer of every fourth year, the Olympics is an event that I always look forward to.  There is something special about hearing the stories of athletes from all over the world, who have overcome obstacles … Continue reading

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He Already Won

“Disability does not have to be a disadvantage.” That was the quote from Oscar Pistorius, who made history on Sunday by being the only athlete ever to compete in both the Olympic and the Paralympic games.  He is a runner … Continue reading

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