I love competition shows. Top Chef, Survivor, Spartan, Next Food Network Star….the list goes on…. My husband says it’s my competitive nature, but I think it has more to with being able to observe the tenacity of the human spirit.
I saw a shining example of that tenacity a couple of weeks ago when we were watching America’s Got Talent. There was a young lady on there, Mandy Harvey, who all her life wanted to be a singer. At the age of 18, she lost her hearing. She said at first she felt like giving up but then she decided, “I want to do more with my life than just give up.” She was appearing on America’s Got Talent to sing! You can imagine (or see here) how it went. Talk about amazing!
When she was done, she said something that I haven’t been able to get out of…
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