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Friday, September 22, 2006


Take a look at this...
then read on...

This is the father-son bond of Dick and Rick Hoyt. From the time Rick was born, Dick has strived to give him as normal a life as possible.

Rick was born in 1962 with a brain disorder. His umbilical cord coiled around his neck and cut off oxygen to his brain. Dick and his wife, Judy, were told that there would be no hope for their child's development.

"When he was eight months old the doctors told us we should just put him away - he'd be a vegetable all his life, that sort of thing. Well those doctors are not alive any more, but I would like them to be able to see Rick now," Dick says.

Read more about this amazing story here:

Thanks for the links, Matt and Bala.