One of the Most Inspiring Videos You’ll Ever See.

Via Lynn Hasselberger
on May 21, 2012
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The miracle isn’t that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.
~John Bingham

In 2008, Roger Wright set out on a quest to lose weight, get healthy and eventually run in the Boston Marathon. But not just for himself, for his niece who was born with Cystic Fibrosis. His goal was to raise awareness for Cystic Fibrosis, along with raising money for research into the treatment and cure of this heartbreaking disease. This inspiring video highlights his incredible journey at age 47, from obesity to accomplished marathon runner.

Roger continues to run marathons to this day to raise money for CF research. He works tirelessly to spread the message that you can accomplish anything you set your mind to do.

In September, Roger will be running the Berlin Marathon.

If you would like to read more or donate to the CFF (Cystic Fibrosis Foundation), check out his website

You might also enjoy reading Seven Excuses to Run.

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About Lynn Hasselberger

Lynn Hasselberger is co-founder of GDGD Radio; The Green Divas Managing Editor; and Producer of The Green Divas Radio Show. She's also a mom, writer and award-winning cat-herder who lives in Chicagoland. Sunrises, running, yoga, lead-free chocolate and comedy are just a few of her fave things. In her rare moments of spare time, she blogs at and A treehugger and social media addict, you'll most likely find Lynn on twitter (@LynnHasselbrgr @GreenDivaLynn & @myEARTH360), instagram and facebook. She hopes to make the world a better place, have more fun, re-develop her math skills and overcome her fear of public speaking. Like her writing? Subscribe to her posts.


3 Responses to “One of the Most Inspiring Videos You’ll Ever See.”

  1. Sarah says:

    I love the quote at the beginning. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Thanks a lot, dear…

    Keep Inspiring…

    I love You….

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