As a kid, we are told we can do anything we want. Obviously, this is not true. If it was, everyone would be a doctor, astronaut, fireman, or professional athlete. We would be in real trouble if our pipes clogged because NFL quarterbacks are not known for their plumbing abilities.
As adults, our dreams are frequently crushed. The world is very rude to dreams, making it very difficult to accomplish the things we want.
Sometimes, though, a person is able to overcome everything. They are able to accomplish exactly what they want in life, defying all of the odds. They will throw on their neon green shorts and dribble those basketballs for all 26.2 miles of that marathon.
Sometimes, the Dr. Dribbles in the world succeed.
In Fort Lauderdale, a city known as “The Venice of America” (because of its canals, not for its many gondolas), a man dreamed up…
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