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By now many of you may have heard the story about the college softball game that went from a championship game to an act of compassion, leadership and sportsmanship. I was reminded of the story yesterday and thought I would share it today for those who haven’t heard it of. It’s a great story to share with mother’s as an example of the compassion I’m sure we all want our children to learn.
Sara Tucholsky hit her first home run, ever, and began running the bases. She made it to first base, but blew out her knee couldn’t continue. Her team was told it couldn’t help her — her home run wouldn’t count. This is when the amazing part happens: Two girls from the opposing side asked if they could help. They were told they could. And so they did. Liz Wallace and Mallory Holtman carried Sara to each base so her home run would count. It made Sara’s team win the game.
It’s an amazing story. Ask yourself if you would have done what these two girls did? I have to say that I probably wouldn’t have even thought of it. It’s what makes it so amazing.