Monday, April 12, 2010

Going West - It is the lessons you learn on the journey

There are times that I accidentally come across something that touches me. Today is one of those days that I sat and watches a two youtube videos on a young man named Darius Weems. He is a young man that has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. He is a young man that lost his older brother to the same disorder. What was most amazing to me was the determination this young man demonstrated. He set out to live a dream and he accomplished each goal he set for himself because of the friends he had and developed along the way. He did not allow his disabilities get in his way. His mother although she wanted to hold and protect her son allowed him to take the journey that he needed to take for himself and his brother who did not have the opportunity. He has lessons to teach all around him. Watch the video. If you are teacher there is information about lesson plans and a DVD for educators.

What I learned: Is possibility is the belief that something can be done. Determination of a team is how it gets done.

This is one of many videos that you can find on youtube about Darius Weems.

1 comment:

  1. Nice. Thanks so much for the shout out! Hope you'll watch the entire movie. You can do so online for free at

    Logan, Darius and the DGW crew