Never. Give. Up.

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Kevin Hillery makes his way on stage to receive his diploma during the 2012 graduation ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., May 29, 2012. Despite an accident in April that left him paralyzed, Hillery graduated from the academy.

That’s all I know about Hillery.  I look at his face, the work and determination, and the fact that he’s going up that ramp on his own, no one is his helper-pusher.  A steep ramp is the only slack he gets.  And I can see that he will Never. Give. Up. until he gets where he NEEDS to go.  And I have to ask myself:  Do I know how he feels?

This entry was posted in Other Military and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s