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An evening pause: Hat tip George Petricko, who noted, “Just when you think the whole world has gone rotten, you see someone like this.” I say, this is just one more testament to what is possible if you are humble and do the best you can, with what you have.


  • Cotour

    A beautiful, inspiring, happy, sad story.

    Thank you for finding and posting it.

  • Robert

    The dignity of work.

  • Joe

    I wish that I had the drive that this man displays, I agree with Cotour.

  • Cotour

    If there is one thing that I have learned in my time, never if ever complain.

    Whom ever watches this video or reads these comments keep this in mind. What ever your circumstance, you woke up in America this morning. I am certain that Chito must always appreciate that fact in his life. Lets all make sure that that statement still has meaning moving into the future in as best a way that we can given the tools that we have in front of us.

  • Steve Earle

    I second that Cotour.

    If only Generation Cupcake would watch this and take that lesson to heart.

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