ok, you've probably all seen this story, but in the off chance that you haven't, take a few minutes and watch the video below. i've seen it half a dozen times and i still cry every time. what a man, and what an example of service and love.
doctors told them their son would be a vegetable after he was strangled by his umbilical cord at birth, and to institutionalize him. instead, his dad did this.
yeah, they've done 24 Boston Marathons (once their best time was only 35 minutes off the world record) and 212 triathalons, including 4 Ironmans! holy crap, i can barely run a 5k.
oh yeah, and Rick graduated from public high school, college, and has his own apartment and a job. so much for a vegetable, eh?
people are amazing.