Boredom Busters

Feel-Good Friday: Sibling rivalry is no match for these twins

 
 

 

The 13-year-old girls competed against each other in the 800-meter race at the Southern Illinois track meet. More than half way through, Chloe felt a sharp pain in her hip and took a tumble.

 

Claire didn’t leave her twin sister in her dust. Instead, she picked up Chloe and carried her on her back across the finish line. That’s right, she ran 370 meters with double her weight.

 

This, by the way, was right after she finished a 5:23 mile, earning the title of Southern Illinois Junior High School Athletic Association Mile State Champion in her age group. Yup, you can bet the crowd went wild.

 

The cheers kept Claire pushing through to the finish line. They placed last, but that doesn’t matter to Chloe. When asked why she sacrificed winning to help her sister, she said it was “love and compassion.” 

 

Image via shine.yahoo.com 

 

 

LOVE THIS POST? YOU’LL HEART THESE TOO…

+ No plans this weekend? Start here 

+ Give your flip-flops new life with this DIY

+ Yum! Sweet eats for Memorial Day weekend

 

WIN BIG! Get ready for the beach with a $450 prize pack from rue21.

MAJOR PLUS Get the latest from GL on Google+ and Instagram. 

BY KARMEN FOX ON 5/16/2014 3:00:00 PM

POSTED IN , ,