Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Power of story

For men (this one anyway), sports stories are incredibly resonant. Just saw this Visa advertisement about the Derek Redmond story from the 1992 Olympics. I remember seeing that live. It still made me cry sixteen years later.

Stories engage the heart, essays engage the mind. See how two minutes of moment-to-moment narrative can inspire hours of conversation:



Anonymous said...

"Don't you think the angels hear the passion of this human race."

-David Wilcox