February 21, 2012

Word Forty-One: Teamwork

Filed under: 100 Themes Challenge — by britewordworm @ 8:07 pm

Standing as tall as she possibly could, petite Caroline leaned on her cane. She soaked in her surroundings. Bright stage lights shone on the stage before her; her high school’s principal stood centerstage. Classmates and family surrounded.

Eight months ago, she relied on a respirator.

Six months ago she was wheelchair-bound.

Four weeks ago, she depended on a walker.

In moments, she would be giving her valedictorian speech, and then receiving her high school diploma.

Those moments passed, and so came the time for her speech.

“Without God, my family, and some amazing doctors, I would not be here today…”


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