Running through terror takes courage. It takes teammates who will run along side of you. It takes an awareness of the great cloud of witnesses who are cheering us along. And it takes a runner who will keep running even after they fall.
Being together in hospitals tends to bring out intense emotions. Everything is illuminated. Perhaps it's the proximity to our inevitable mortality that causes conversations to become more intimate which is never a bad thing.
For the first time in his career, Jamaica's most cherished athlete, sprint king Usain Bolt, competed in a 4x100m race last week for a Jamaican pro team against the U.S. and a few other international teams.