Road Grit: A Lesson in Altruism

How Lawson Craddock Turned a Personal Defeat into a Human Victory

Aaron DeBee
6 min readJul 9, 2018

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With all hope for personal victory virtually lost, American cyclist Lawson Craddock had every reason to succumb to his injuries, to exit the race, and to heal his broken body. Instead, he turned his own tragedy into a victory for a host of strangers in the city that he loves.

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Aaron DeBee

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