Six-year-old Macon Lynn struggled to walk to the archery range. After a year of chemotherapy and tortuous radiation to treat his agonizing cancer, the little guy had to give all his fragile body could give just to get around.
But the closer to the range he got, his energy and bounce picked up to where, once he faced the 3D targets and gripped his Genesis bow, a light came on in his eyes and he actually smiled.
We shot lots of arrows and .22 rounds that day. When he snuggled and bounced around in the backseat of our Polaris with the dogs, Macon’s mom and dad said it was the first time he laughed out loud in ages.
We skipped stones across the river and…