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September 30, 2011 1:40 AM
I love it
When we need a excuse ,we are realy good ,thank you Hashem !!!!!
Chaya Cuevas Cohen,
September 16, 2011 3:12 AM
I think I've heard that one before!
As a teacher of many years I believe I may have heard every possible excuse for why a student did not meet his or her responsibility. I love this video and will show it from now on to each student who proffers up an excuse. Thank you Aish for bringing this to my attention. I am sure there are many other teachers out there who feel the same way. Kudos to the athlete in the video. He is a true hero.
September 14, 2011 12:56 PM
I wish I never said that
How often do we all say at least one of those excuses? NOT just because we're too _____(fill in the blank) to play sports or exercises a little more. But every part of our lives are filled with such silly little excuses. Being part of the Jewish people means that we live as a driven people. May we all learn the lesson that giving into excuses is just a watered down way of life. Just do it.
September 13, 2011 3:52 PM
What a motivating commercial !
What a life changing message.
I am so grateful you brought this to Aish,com.
'I never would have seen this otherwise since we do not have a TV. THANK YOU!
September 13, 2011 2:19 PM
I Love This
Just do it indeed! What a great commercial - and public service. By the way, that man is not pretending to be a wheelchair user for the ad. Roll it Brother!
September 13, 2011 12:51 PM
That was unreal...Thank you, Hashem!!!
Myriam S. Gabbay,
September 12, 2011 6:23 PM
Lesson for Life
Wow! What a lesson for us all! Finally using the power of TV and advertising to teach us all a worthwhile lesson in life!
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