This is the third year I have braved the Polar Plunge. Despite unbearably cold conditions hundreds plunge year after year for a great cause- Special Olympics!! I have written a poem to hopefully explain the reason behind the heart of a Plunger such as myself.
A Plunger’s body numbs,
Yet their warm heart beats an anthem.
A Plunger’s esteem of athlete’s
Yields bravery to face absence of heat.
A Special Olympian’s mindset,
Enduring through toil and sweat
A Special Olympian’s heartbeat,
Soaring to bold new feats.
“Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” –Special Olympian oath
Leave me a comment as to why/how you support Special Olympic athletes! To make a donation to Special Olympics please visit www.sook.org/donate.html
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