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For This Kid Everything Is Possible

Cody McCasland is not an ordinary child. He had to have his legs amputated below the knee when he was only 15 month old because of a rare condition called Sacral Agenesis. Some months later he got his first prosthetic legs and since then he can move almost like any other kid. Нe can not only walk, but run, swim, play soccer, golf, karate, ice hockey etc. But the boy grows fast, so he outgrows his prosthetic legs all the time and needs new.

Read about Cody’s story! On October 2, 2001, the doctors decided that at 34 weeks, Cody McCasland was going to be delivered as the amniotic fluid was decreasing and Cody’s growth was no longer increasing. The day before Thanksgiving, 2001, Cody stopped breathing while at home, and Tina had to perform CPR while waiting for paramedics to arrive. In December 2001, Cody had his first appointment at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The hospitalizations and surgeries continued on. Rick Smolan tells the story of a girl. Don't Hope Friend....Decide. It's Now Or Never Don't Hope Friend....Decide By Michael D.

Don't Hope Friend....Decide

Hargrove While waiting to pick up a friend at the airport in Portland, Oregon, I had one of those life changing experiences that you hear other people talk about, the kind that sneaks up on you unexpectedly. This one occurred a mere two feet away from me. First he motioned to his youngest son (maybe six years old) as he laid down his bags. Then the man stood up, gazed in the eyes of his oldest son (maybe nine or ten) and while cupping his son's face in his hands said, "You're already quite the young man.

While this was happening, a baby girl (perhaps one or one-and-a-half) was squirming excitedly in her mother's arms, never once taking her little eyes off the wonderful sight of her returning father. After several moments, he handed his daughter to his oldest son and declared, "I've saved the best for last," and proceeded to give his wife the longest, most passionate kiss I ever remember seeing. "Two whole days! " Two days? Snack Lunches - Lest We Forget - Remembrance Day - Veterans Day. How To Treat Others: 5 Lessons From an Unknown Author. Five Lessons About How To Treat People -- Author Unknown 1.

How To Treat Others: 5 Lessons From an Unknown Author

First Important Lesson - "Know The Cleaning Lady" During my second month of college, our professor gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student and had breezed through the questions, until I read the last one: "What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school? " Surely this was some kind of joke.

"Absolutely," said the professor. I've never forgotten that lesson. 2. One night, at 11:30 p.m., an older African American woman was standing on the side of an Alabama highway trying to endure a lashing rainstorm. A young white man stopped to help her, generally unheard of in those conflict-filled 1960s. Children stick up for one another during class project. Fuck Yeah Love! Pilot Stops Plane for Family of Murdered Child. Jonathan Klein: Photos that changed the world. A Facebook story &124; A mothers joy and a familys sorrow &124; The... - StumbleUpon.

Aimee Mullins and her 12 pairs of legs. Things I Always Wanted To Say!!! The Wallet. As I walked home one freezing day, I stumbled on a wallet someone had lost in the street.

The Wallet

I picked it up and looked inside to find some identification so I could call the owner. But the wallet contained only three dollars and a crumpled letter that looked as if it had been in there for years. The envelope was worn and the only thing that was legible on it was the return address. I started to open the letter, hoping to find some clue. Then I saw the dateline--1924. It was written in a beautiful feminine handwriting on powder blue stationery with a little flower in the left-hand corner. It was signed, Hannah. It was a beautiful letter, but there was no way except for the name Michael, that the owner could be identified.

"Operator," I began, "this is an unusual request. She suggested I speak with her supervisor, who hesitated for a moment then said, "Well, there is a phone listing at that address, but I can't give you the number. " I waited a few minutes and then she was back on the line.