Mitchell McKee is your regular, average, ordinary All-American boy who enjoys participating in sports. He is particularly fond of wrestling and he does not allow this pursuit to get in the way of his studies. His grit and determination allow him to stand apart from the crowd but when his father received a cancer diagnosis, his dreams were placed in serious jeopardy.
Mitchell was slated to compete for a state wrestling title and for many of us, the idea of trying to summon a peak physical effort while your heart is slowly breaking is too much to fathom. Fortunately, Mitchell had what it took to conquer the moment and defeat his opponent.
While some opponents might have reacted unfavorably in the moment (and understandably so), Mitchell