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15,001
By deadmanseeking on 11/07/2015
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"When do the tears stop?"
I asked, when full of woe.
"When will I feel joy?
Life is so unfair.
I am so misunderstood."

"Don`t ask me."
The young man said.
"I have too much life
To see only the pain.
The sun shines so bright."

He sat cross legged on his chair
And told how he only sees his legs alive.
He doesn`t see them nearly dead
These nine years after
Fate started to take them.

Twenty feet away was another man.
He slowly worked across the stage.
On the stage were ten stations.
At each station was a board
Elevated on blocks.
He would stop at each station
And break the one inch
Finished 1x1 foot pine board.

His was an act of redemption and love,
Of courage and perseverance of spirit.
In 31 hours and 20 minutes
He would break 15,001 boards.
His act would raise funds
To fight diseases similar
To the one that steals
His friend`s legs.

On two broken boards were words.
One was, "SL17 says
Break this board, sir."
The other was, "Break me
For SL17."
SL17 was the friend
Who was losing his legs.

After it was over.
After the stage was cleared,
After the congratulations given,
After the deed cheered,
The two boards with their words
Were found on the stage.

Human beings have shining moments.


? By deadmanseeking On 11/7/2015 9:39:04 AM
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