>> Monday, June 25, 2012
I stumbled across a Buzzfeed article called "21 Pictures That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity." It's a quick article that's full of sometimes funny / sometimes cute / sometimes touching photos. Click that link to check it out. (As a liberal Catholic, I love #1!)
Number 6 on the list was this:
6. The moment in which this Ohio athlete stopped to help an injured competitor across the finish line during a track meet.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.
I didn't know if it was fully true... I've learned not to trust everything on the internet. The hard way.
Anyway, I searched YouTube, and found this:
I love stuff like this. Great work, Meghan!
Oh, and there's even a Huffington Post article about her good deed.