Every once in a while you read about someone who helps you put life in perspective – or at least keep it there.

This article in the LA Times is about one of those people – High School Senior running back Chris Loatman has been deaf since he was about 14 months old. But that hasn’t stopped him from becoming a heck of a football player or leading his team to a Championship.

Click the link and check it out – pretty good stuff by writer Corina Knoll.