By: Henry Dale, Field Writer
Emotional pain causes people to either run from life or confront it head on. As the smallest freshman boy in his high school, Dennis Rogers was routinely bullied. But soon he decided he had enough and that he wasn’t going to take it anymore. Many people don’t like to confront people. But Dennis quickly learned that there was one person that he had to confront immediately or his life was going to be filled with the fear of what lied ahead. That person was himself.
Self-examination can be painful if you’re honest with yourself. But to avoid confronting your doubts and fears on an ongoing basis will only make them grow greater within. For example, if you have a lawn that’s full and green and decide one day that your tired of pulling weeds and stop, before long the weeds will overtake it.
Dennis was less than 80 pounds when he entered high school. He was so frail and uncoordinated that he was soon put in Special Education gym. At first he believed that he wasn’t big enough or good enough to do anything sports related in his life. But once his perception of who he was changed, there was no holding back his commitment and determination. That was in the early 70’s and he has never looked back. Now at 55, he is a retired World Arm-Wrestling Champion and a Grandmaster Strongman.
All are amazed as he performs an array of mind-boggling feats of strength. He routinely tears thick phonebooks with two fingers, rips miniature decks of plastic coated cards vertically, bends…
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