"Not at all."
"But now how are you are winning medals?"
"Because in long races, you get a medal for finishing."
"I also finished my race. And I ran very fast. But I didn't win."
"If you did your best, you are a winner."
"I know. But I wish I had got a medal too."
I gave him my latest medal, and asked him to keep it till he earned one for himself. Maybe that piece of metal will remind him never to give up.
|Me grinning after running up a hill I thought I would take many |
more months to conquer.
A drabble is a story told in exactly 100 words.