“No harm’s done to history by making it something someone would want to read.”
– David McCullough
The other day, I explored the triple W jungle – the world wide web that is – mainly to find stories about some record-breaking folks. Although I did find my personal favorite featuring San Antonio lawyer Larry Macon, who completed 153 marathons in one year (mind you, that’s almost 13 marathons a month) at the age of 69(!), my thoughts eventually drifted to the raw stories of bravery involving my own friends and family.
These haven’t necessarily been documented on the Web or in the Guinness Book of World Records, but they’re still relevant for the grand reason that they made history a couple chapters richer.
Like my wise and dear friend Dita pointed out one day, a good story is never far away. In the next few weeks to come, I’d like to share the stories and capture the history writers.
History makers, really.