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POTD 01.25.13

And they completed the challenge!!!  Death at Dawn is a local conditioning challenge led by some dedicated community leaders twice a year for two weeks.  If you show up for 9/10 days at 5:30 a.m. and complete the hour workout every day they present you with a t-shirt at the end.  This year they listed all the names of the participants on the back :)

There were some outstanding accomplishments for these boys this time. . .1) they did all 10 days, whereas in the past they usually take that one grace day; 2) it was freezing and/or wet most days; 3) Thomas had MLK (no school) day, a 2-hr delay one day and today school was completely called off!  Three days his classmates got to sleep in that he dragged himself to the local university's track.  He had a couple buddies doing it with him as well as an 8th grade teacher at our school.  Most days Tom dropped one of Thomas's friends off, then these two went to the Y to shower and I would pick Thomas up there before school.  Today I met them at McD's since it's a "snow" day (well, rain that "might" freeze) -- and Tom went on to work while we came back home. . .well. . .to watch it rain.

Great job guys.  I'm so proud of you both.

Love,
Jenni

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