With Kim Bum-il, Mayor, Daegu
During my stay in Daegu, South Korea, I had the opportunity to live many of my dreams while experiencing the beauty of frienship,compassion, honesty,teamwork,trust,and love.
I want to take the oppportunity to thank TEAM USA Staff members and ATHLETES for all the care and support.
To my roomates, Maria, Tera, Kathy, Alyssa and Collen; Thank You all for evry detail, smile, laugh, joke, cheer, and hug given. I love you gals!!
To all volunteers~ Thank you for your endless hours of volunteer work. You all made us feel at home.
To all all the people who stop to give us a hand, take a picture, or give as a treat at the metro, market, temple, stadium, or downtown. THANK YOU!
To the new friends made, doctors, journalist, athletes, coaches. THANK YOU!
A Special message to our
YOUTH from Lewis Jhonson
To Amory Rowe founder of In The Arena and In The Arena. THANK YOU for helping me make my 3rd World Championship TEAM.
ITA VISITs NBC and UNIVERSALS SPORTS
To all my Family and Friends, THANK YOU for your endless LOVE and moral SUPPORT!
To President of the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) Mr, Lamine Diack, THANK YOU for willing to stop to listen and take a picture at Busan Airport.
With excitement a few hours later i Googled Mr. Diack to find out that we are born on the same month and day (June 7)~ I have 15 sibblings and he has 15 Children~ Both love athletics~No wonder why his 10+ bodyguards were cool~ It was meant for us to meet!
Definitely, A WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP EXPERIENCE!!!