This person will remain nameless, but lives among all of us, regardless of where we reside in the world. This person cannot be identified by their gender, age, race, religion, or by any such measure. And yet, this person and others of their ilk, fascinate me beyond measure.
Because they defy the odds time and time again. Circumstances have been anything but kind to these individuals and yet they chose to meet their challenges day in and day out. Often these challenges were forced upon them; often they were self induced: and yet others were the result of mental illness, or perhaps simply being born in the wrong place, or a host of other reasons.
Would it not be easier for so many of these people to just NOT get up today?
NO! And you want to know why?
EASY and QUIT are not in their vocabulary!