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Fred 06-06-2003 12:53 PM

Truely Inspiring Sporting Story
 
Jason McCartney

This man was badly injured in the Bali terrorist attack in October last year.
Suffered burns to 50% of his body. Was in intensive care and a coma for a few weeks.

Tonight (Australian time), just under 8 months later, he resumed his career as a professional footballer -- wearing the numbers '88' and '202' on his jumper to represent the number of Australians and total people killed in the horrific attack.

He has to wear a pressure suit over his burns yet he has earned his place in the team on merit.



Life triumphs over death.



some links
In a comeback to cherish, a real-life hero returns
A night to cherishMcCartney in form for comeback

ps
in the end his team won a close game.

The Devil 06-06-2003 01:30 PM

These are stories I like to read.........

Always liked comebacks and underdog stories.........


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