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So the following are true stories May 26 2003 Aaron Ralston was hiking a Boulder fellow in his right hand he Waited four days then he amputated his Own arm with a pocket knife On New Year's Eve a woman was bungee Jumping in Zimbabwe the cord broke she Then fell into a river and had to swim Back to land and crocodile infested Waters with a broken collarbone most People most people most people have no Idea that tragedy and silence have the Exact same address muscle is created by Repeatedly lifting things that have been Designed to weigh us down so when you Show this feel heavy stand up straight Lift your chin hell call it exercise or Remember that life is a gym membership With a really complicated cancellation Policy or the human heart beats Approximately four thousand times per Hour in each pulse each throb each Palpitation is a trophy engraved with The words you are still alive You are still alive Act like it