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High School Runner Hero (Video)

Meghan Vogel, a high school track runner, saw one of her competitors starting to black out on the track. Instead of running by and beating her, Vogel stopped to help carry her across the finish line. Now that’s sportsmanship!

 

 

You can read more about this story at Springfield News-Sun: Runner inspires others with act of kindness.

 

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11:14PM PDT on Aug 13, 2012

sorry should read good on you Meghan

11:14PM PDT on Aug 13, 2012

Good on you Meeghan.

2:09AM PDT on Aug 10, 2012

That is true sportmanship

1:43AM PDT on Jul 24, 2012

thanks

6:09PM PDT on Jun 22, 2012

Now this is life the way it should be lived! Congratulations!!!!!

Would someone in Ohio sign this young woman up to teach politicians at all levels how to act --- puting the American people first!

10:59AM PDT on Jun 18, 2012

You have to love the moment when Marcia actually puts the ailing runner AHEAD of her at the finish line. Good-heartedness is just good. Period.

7:04PM PDT on Jun 14, 2012

Bravo!

10:32AM PDT on Jun 13, 2012

This is the TRUE meaning of sportsmanship!

9:17AM PDT on Jun 13, 2012

Oh my gosh! I couldn't help but shed a tear, how lovely to see this

2:45AM PDT on Jun 13, 2012

A generous act and very heart warming in these selfish times.

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