“Life: We Should Choose It”…

Excerpt From: Christian Action League. Written By: Dr. Mark Creech.

Tom Carr, an educator from Hillsborough, North Carolina, who now serves on the Orange County Board of Education, wrote a little book published in 1998, titled, Morning Messages: 36 Stories to Motivate and Inspire Young People.

One story Carr records is about Shawn Hessee, a high school senior at the time of the book’s writing. Carr says that he called upon Shawn to speak to a group of graduating fifth graders.

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“Shawn Hessee is a remarkable young man who has won numerous awards and honors,” wrote Carr. He always did well academically. He was very active, swimming, skiing, and playing various sports. “He even traveled the states playing basketball, he wrestled for several years, and he was one of the privileged few who got to carry the Olympic Torch on its way to the Summer Olympics in Atlanta in 1996. In 1995, he won the Athlete of the Year Award at the North Carolina State Games. In wrestling, he lettered twice and won awards for ‘Most Dedicated Wrestler,’ and ‘The Heart and Desire Award.’ He has won several trophies in Taekwondo, and in his senior year of high school, he received the ‘Most Outstanding Person Award,’ by the North Carolina Student Government,” added Carr.

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