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Archive for the ‘Sacrifice’ Category

01
November
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Robert Levine was so used to feeling fatigue and soreness due to his training that he didn’t even realize he was in the depths of a major injury. Here is his story of sacrifice in his own words … The day I arrived for the National Championships in Kalamazoo this past August was the one-year anniversary of my spinal surgery. It was a very long year, which makes it difficult [...]

19
October
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At the end of June 2012, shortly after Connor Masella turned 16, he was diagnosed with Cholesteatoma, a very rare cyst / tumor found in the ear canal. “It was a shock,” Connor said. “I thought I just had an ear infection that the doctors could not clear up.” After a CT Scan, doctors found the Cholesteatoma located inside Connor’s left “middle” ear. By the time doctors found it, it [...]

18
October
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A lot of people in this world have a skewed vision as to what sacrifice really means. For a dedicated athlete, sacrifice is not just giving up TV, or Potato Chips or (for our younger athletes) prom. Sacrifice, by definition, means giving of your mind, body and soul – and in some cases even your possessions – towards a higher purpose. As a verb, the definition of sacrifice is to surrender [...]