Lean on Me…

When this girl turned around during a race to help a girl who had fallen down. That girl was her opponent.
Meghan Vogel turned around during a race to help a girl who had fallen down. That girl was her opponent. Meghan did not understand what all the fuss was about.
Vogel, was a junior runner for West Liberty-Salem High School and with about 20 meters to go in the 3,200, Arden McMath, a sophomore from Arlington High School, collapsed in front of Vogel. Rather than run by her, Vogel helped McMath to her feet and carried her across the finish line, making sure to keep McMath ahead of her.
“Any girl on the track would have done the same for me,” Vogel said

“It’s strange to have people telling me that this was such a powerful act of kindness and using words like ‘humanity.’ When I hear words like that I think of Harriet Tubman and saving people’s lives. I don’t consider myself a hero. I just did what I knew was right and what I was supposed to do.” ~ Meghan Vogel

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