Reincarnation or Resolution?#100 word story

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“I’m sorry but amputating his legs is the only option”, the doctor said to Tony’s parents. Tony’s legs got crushed in a car accident and he was taken to the hospital.  Tony’s world was shattered. That was three years ago.  Today, Tony won a Gold medal in para cycling. Tony’s father proudly told everyone “ No doubt ! My son is the reincarnation of my father. He was a famous athlete in his time”.

How unfair is it – attributing Tony’s success to reincarnation! Tony should get credit for his courage, his persistence, and his resolution to fight the adversity.


The above post is written for 100 word story prompt: ‘Reincarnation’

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