Michael B

My hero died 21 years ago when I was 14 but his spirit and values live with me every day. The hero was my father - a man who taught me the value of living in the moment. My father lived everyday by laughing at life, by savoring the moments with his family and friends. He taught me not to take the little things too seriously, that life is too short, and that I will always be the luckiest person in the world for having an incredible father for the short time I had him.

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Jose D. from MIAMI , FLORIDA MARCH 30, 2009
That was a incredible what you did your a very talented strong man running in the track is a awesome way to get fit!

Jose D. from MIAMI , FLORIDA MARCH 30, 2009
Your story was great. You're a strong man. Thanks for the motivation Marlon. Hope you get be like this your whole life!

Ryan N from Kaysville, Utah SEPTEMBER 14, 2008
Incredible Story. It give me a lot of strength to see that billboard. Thanks for the motivation!

Saudia P.R. from Nueva Ecija, Philippines APRIL 19, 2008
Marlon, your such a strong and determined man. Very inspiring, bless you

Jeff H from Hanford, CA, USA APRIL 6, 2008
Marlon, Your life is a prime example that no life is worthless and each person has hidden potential that can be nurtured and grown by the kind of environment you were blessed with after a less than favorable start in life. Bless you and all those who have blessed your life.

Bank from Vientiane, Laos MARCH 8, 2008
Thanks a lot man, you are so great and grabbed many people's hearts and also mine. Thanks again!

Rebecca C. from McMinnville, Oregon USA JANUARY 21, 2008
I am doing a report on commitment and I found this. It inspired me that I can do anything that I put my mind to.

Gary P. from Victorville, California USA JANUARY 5, 2008
The story certainly grabbed my attention.

Melanie M. from Florida, USA DECEMBER 23, 2007
I love him! He's definitley a HUGE role model for me. Oh man. This, just, is an amazing experience. And he's so strong and happy about his life, he's amazing.

Wilfreda F from cheticamp, Nova Scotia, Canada SEPTEMBER 30, 2007
It's good to know that there are still people with integrity in this world.

Anil S. from India SEPTEMBER 27, 2007
Its an inspirational story, truly inspiring. I am sure that you will succeed in your future with not even an inch of doubt.

Vinod Kumar K.M from Bangalore, India SEPTEMBER 23, 2007
I think my life will change after listening to this. Thanks for Inspiring me. Thank you very much

Indrani B. from New Delhi, India AUGUST 8, 2007
Your story teaches others to never give up.It is not easy. You are a brave person.

yna from Los Angeles, California USA JUNE 4, 2007
I am touched, thanks for sharing your story.

Gloria M from Georgia MAY 28, 2007
Thank you so much for your story, Loved it so much.

Anonymous MAY 25, 2007
To Chinwe in Hungary, I can't wait to hear your story too. Good luck! You can do it!

Chinwe O from Hungary MAY 21, 2007
This is such an inspiring story...I have something similar but my story isn't complete yet. When it's complete. I'll tell it too.

May C from Connecticut, USA MAY 18, 2007
Dear Marlon, Thank you for sharing. You have overcome so much! I know that your determination will inspire many others. Wonderful and supportive family.

Shelly G. from Phils., MAY 16, 2007
You're really a strong and determined man. Keep it Up! You gave me inspiration.

Olesya from Tashkent, Uzbekistan. MAY 9, 2007
Strong man! Big heart! Thanks for inspiration!

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