dayton’s legs

Apr 11, 2011

Oh my goodness, tears are streaming down my face. My neck is soaking wet. This movie is wonderful.

I remember Chance, my friend with cerebral palsy. I sat with him during lunch every day of my junior year of high school. He was my date to the Homecoming Dance. He came to my school events and cheered me on. We loved each other and we needed each other. He dreamed of marrying me. He taught me much about endurance, finding joy in the small things, laughing at oneself, and doing your best even when your body won’t cooperate with your plans. He taught me to have patience for others and stop worrying about being number one. He would have loved for me to have done a triathlon with him…he loved the wind on his face, too.

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  1. I love this movie! My husband showed it to his Teacher’s Quorm this Sunday. It’s amazing! (Love your blog name! I just found your site today!)

    • tracy

      Welcome Kate! Too funny that we have similar blog names! How did you find me? It looks like you have lots of fun ideas on your site. I will have to get some inspiration from you!

  2. Beautiful, Tracy.

  3. Tasha

    We watched this video during devotional today. Thanks so much for sharing it, it changed the feeling in our home – what a beautiful spirit it brought.
    So inspiring.