By: Jessica Wang
Police officer helps determined runner finish her race
Derek Redmond: The day that changed my life
In this article, it tells an inspiring story about a man named Derek Redmond, and his father, Jim, who finished the Olympic 400 meter run together. He always ran and ran even though he's had multiple injuries and 8 surgery's. For example, his leg. One day when he was competing in the Barcelona Olympics, he felt a shot of pain in his leg. He pulled a hamstring in the back of his leg. He was not able to keep running, but only limp. As he was on his way to the finish line, he noticed that everyone had already finished. Even though there was no reason to keep going, he wanted to finish, he didn't like to give up on anything. Jim could see that, and he knew that he wanted to finish. Jim ran onto the track and went to help Derek cross the line. And they did, together. To conclude, Derek was determined not to give up, he was determined to cross the finish line. And most importantly, he finished it with his father; the man who helped him with all his hardships.