He was told he would never walk again. Instead, he set a world record for the mile.

When Glenn Cunningham was 13, his legs were badly burned in an explosion.

There was talk of amputation and little hope that he would ever walk again. But this was a boy with an iron will. Ten years later, after countless thousands of hours of painful therapy and exercise, he was not only walking, but running. And competing.

In 1933, he set a record for the mile that would stand for years to come. What we have to ask ourselves: “What can I achieve in my life with a bit of determination and a lot of hours?”