Every so often a story comes along to restore your faith in humanity. This is one of those stories.
Sometimes it takes a moment of tragedy to remind us that while we might be miles apart politically, were are, ultimately, all human. And what unites us is more important than what divides us, even in a faraway place like China.
A kid went under the wheels of a car. The locals didn’t ‘wait for authorities’. The took action.
A crowd swarmed the car and lifted it right off of him.
It was only later that authorities arrives.
It was a good news story:
The 10-year-old child was hit when he jaywalked between traffic on a busy road in east China.
He was freed by over 30 pedestrians. He suffered bone fractures but has recovered.
His arm was broken, but he’s ok now.
Sometimes, we just need a perspective to shift and remind us what really matters. Not just about road safety (which this kid will have a new perspective on) but for the 30 pedestrians who have a fresh understanding of the importance of stepping up and doing what’s right when it’s needed.
Maybe the rest of us could learn a thing or two from this, too.
Here’s a shirt for real men (and women, too):
Why be average? It’s so overrated.
Everyone does that.
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by Doug Giles
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