My Redeemer Lives

July 22, 2009 at 10:14 pm 6 comments

You’ve got to watch this clip if you haven’t already.

A son asks his father to run The Iron Man with him. 

In case you didn’t know

‘The Iron Man’ is the toughest triathlon in existence raced the past few years right here in my neck of the woods.

2.4 mi swim in open water (an icy cold turbulant lake), then 112 mi by bike, and finally a marathon which is 26 miles 385 yards running.

You won’t believe the magnitude of this until you watch!

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6 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Liz  |  July 23, 2009 at 8:27 am

    I cried so hard when I first saw that clip. Amazing. Very moving.

    Reply
  • 2. naomig  |  July 23, 2009 at 4:37 pm

    Really amazing…thanks for posting the link to that. Very uplifting!

    Reply
  • 3. Jen B  |  July 24, 2009 at 8:51 am

    Just amazing!

    Reply
  • 4. Linda  |  July 24, 2009 at 10:04 am

    Very inspiring. It made me cry. Thanks for sharing it.

    Fries and root beer for lunch doesn’t sound too healthy, but it does sound like a memory maker. You have your hands full, Jessie. Don’t beat yourself up.

    Reply
    • 5. glutenfree4goofs  |  July 24, 2009 at 4:27 pm

      Was that a thanks for making me cry? Ha! That’s how I felt when I got the email but it’s a good cry!

      Thanks for your encouraging words!

      Reply
  • 6. purplemoose  |  July 30, 2009 at 8:23 pm

    Oh–I’ve not seen this, but I’ve heard of these two!!! Wonderful story.

    Reply

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MATT - Food Creativity Consultant, Joyful Partner in Crime JESSIE - Photographer, Amateur Food Critic, Blog Author CAPTAIN OBVIOUS - formerly Thing 1 Thing 1 SCARFUNKLE - formerly Thing 2 IMG_3466 LOUD KIDDINGTON - formerly THE BUBBA 3 PEE WEE MINI ME BORN March 8, 2011

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