17-year-old Meghan Vogel was in last place in the 3,200-meter run when she caught up to competitor Arden McMath, whose body was giving out. Instead of running past her to avoid the last-place finish, Vogel put McMath's arm around her shoulders, carried her 30 meters, and then pushed her over the finish line before crossing it. You are an amazing woman, you inspire us all to do the right thing..
"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear." ~ Nelson Mandela. Rest in peace, Madiba. Photo: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Dame Ellen McArthur When she broke the record for the fastest solo circumnavigation of the globe in 2005 she was not just the best woman but the best. Her achievements helped quash prejudices about women's inferiority in sport. She has helped young people with serious illnessnes experience sailing with the Ellen MacArthur Trust
Fantastic! Song written and performed by children and young people from across Scotland about their hopes and expectations for the future and what they want from education to help them achieve these aspirations From EducationScotland
I know many of you out there have New Years Resolutions to lose weight. It isn't about losing weight, it is about being healthy. Exercise and become healthy. The rest takes care of itself."Once you see results, it becomes an addiction." So true!
RACE: Are We So Different?-- The RACE Project was developed by the American Anthropological Association and is funded by the Ford Foundation & National Science Foundation. The Project has produced to date an award-winning public education program, which includes a traveling museum exhibit, an interactive website, and educational materials. The program is geared for middle school-aged children through adults.