Wednesday, July 13, 2011

The Special Olympics

At a Special Olympics track meet, a young girl had just won the fifty-yard dash and was jumping up and down all excited. She yelled out to her parents, "Look, Mom and Dad, I won!" Her parents instantly burst into tears.At the awards ceremony, the young girl proudly stood there as a medal was placed around her neck. Then she ran over to her parents, who were crying now even more than before. The three of them hugged... as the parents kept crying. A special Olympics official who had watched this whole scene became concerned and went over to the parents and said, "Excuse me, is there anything wrong?" Throught the tears, the mother said: "No, nothing's wrong. Everything right... We just heard our daughter speak for the first time!"

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