Why You Should Never Give Up

On May 13th 2009 Mark Herzlich was a First Team All American Football player for Boston College who was expected to go on to play professionally in the National Football League. On May 14th 2009 Mark Herzlich announced to the world that he had been diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer that would leave him fighting for his life. In what seemed like the blink of an eye Mark’s entire world had been turned upside down. One day he was headed towards a multi-millionaire dollar professional sports contract, and the next he was being told by doctors that he might never walk again let alone play football. Yet, in what can only be described as nothing short of a miracle Mark Herzlich is now a Super Bowl Champion with the National Football League’s New York Giants. In the span of just 2 years Mark Herzlich went from his deathbed to the pinnacle of professional American Football. Mark’s story is truly inspirational and serves as a lesson to us all that no matter what life throws at us if we are willing to fight we can overcome anything. Check out the below video to hear Mark recount his incredible story.

The moral of his life story is that you should never give up because you never know what can happen in life.  Obstacles in life are there to test your fighting spirit, your desire for a dream.

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