There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up. —John Holmes

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There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

JOHN HOLMES

22 Year veteran, author of "The Longest War" & the comic strip "Power Point Ranger"

COMMENTS


Sandor from Oakland DECEMBER 8, 2017
First I rise, than I fall. Than as I rise again I learn the value of falling and the value of a helping hand and the difference it can make. Now I'm ready , to live life....

Anonymous DECEMBER 1, 2017
Great quote. It's a wonderful gesture especially after the death of a love one.

Martha from Fl OCTOBER 18, 2016
It's a good thing

Patrick from California AUGUST 15, 2016
How true

Tida JANUARY 22, 2016
Lift people up and they'll never let you down!


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