Me in the Middle of World Records (#6Words)

Guinness Book of World Records


Eli, Coach Daddy, compiles a monthly post called ‘6 Words’.  Ernest Hemingway inspired it when he said any story can be told in six words. He asks bloggers, friends, strangers, and a few strange blogger friends to respond to a prompt.

Here’s the prompt:

Imagine you made it into the Guinness Book of Records. What did you do to get your name in there?  See #14 for my 6 *Sarcastic* Words here!

Just a dad ...

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I coulda been in the Guinness book.

GAD GRAPHICNo, really. My plan: To coach soccer for 24 hours straight. Twenty-four one-hour sessions, with kids signed up around the clock. (I’d get college kids to fill the overnight hours.) One boy on my team wanted to camp out and participate in as many hours as possible.

It never happened.

We’d planned it as a fundraiser for a teammate who’d been diagnosed with leukemia. The Guinness folks said if it was tied to a charity, it wouldn’t count. And that’s okay. That teammate? He went into remission.

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