Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Watch the Catcher


We've had a month of focus on a few remarkable young people and the response of a few despicable old people. 
In an attempt to find more of the former, another story about a remarkable young person: 
Tweet from @TonyAustin_10 about his friend's son. One armed catcher Luke Terry. 1 April 2018

A tweet by a friend's dad, @TonyAustin_10 generated 6.5 million views in two days.
Eighth-grader Luke Terry, 14, the catcher for the Cornersville Middle School baseball team, had his arm amputated when he was 19 months old. HELEN COMER / DNJ 1
HELEN COMER / DNJ
When Luke was a baby, his right arm was amputated after a severe E. coli infection.   
At 14, in addition to being the catcher for Cornersville Middle School, Luke works on the family farm, helps manage 100 cattle, and bagged a 12-point buck with a bow.  
Eighth-grader Luke Terry, 14, the catcher for the Cornersville Middle School baseball team, had his arm amputated when he was 19 months old. HELEN COMER / DNJ 1
HELEN COMER / DNJ
"He has a work ethic that is unbelievable. . . . If you want to, there is about anything you can do. Just watch him." - Mike Tatum, baseball coach 
Luke handles the attention with a shrug and hopes he will make the High School Team.  
Luke Terry Twitter Account @LukeTerry22
In a final bit of contrast to the braggadocious twitter maniac, Tony Austin, the friend of Luke's dad, tweets back to people thanking him for posting the video:  
It’s not about me. I just shared it. He is the inspiration.  @LukeTerry22

#Sports #Inspiration #Motivation #Kids

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