Many years ago I was in a situation where I confronted a policeman who was beating a man. Three of us had been following them because they picked this guy out of a crowd because he was a street person.

They got him down an alley and started hitting him. I couldn’t believe it. He hadn’t done anything but stand on the corner listening to music like we were.

Something in me took over and I started yelling at the cop to stop which he finally did. Sometimes you don’t know the inner strength that you have until you need it.

That day I stood up for someone else and am proud that I did!


3 comments on “Strongest!

  1. Trish says:

    that is so true…too many people ignore what is going on in the world around them…we are all in this together!!

  2. lhenson51 says:

    Yes, Trish.. we are all in this together! Appreciate the comment. ; )

  3. Rick says:

    I love your story and it is wonderful that you took such action. Apathy is a bad thing, action when warranted is great thing. Thank you for helping that person.

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