When Tina Turner sang “We don’t need another hero,” she had it all wrong. We do need heroes, but not to rescue us. We need heroes to remind us that we have not even touched the surface of our potential.
A great example is Kellie Lim. At the age of 8, she contracted bacterial meningitis and due to complications had her right forearm, three fingertips of her left hand and both of her legs below the knees amputated. Kellie Lim just graduated from UCLA medical school and will begin the arduous residency program at UCLA Medical Center.
I highly recommend that you read the article about this woman and all she has overcome as a pediatrician. This Asian sister is a hero we all have to find in ourselves.