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What does it mean to be part of something bigger than yourself?

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This past Sunday I ran the 41st Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. for Team Fisher House.  I must say it was an astounding marathon.  In my Opinion being part of something bigger is our quest to find meaning in life.  Well I certainly found meaning with the Fisher House Foundation.  

If you've never heard of the Fisher house, let me give you a very brief description of what they do.  It is best known for a network of comfort homes where military and veterans' families can stay at no cost while a loved one is receiving treatment.  And it's not just marines they help.  It's ALL military.  Here is a website you can check out:
https://www.fisherhouse.org/about/
I knew very little about the foundation in the beginning.  In the past 4 years I've ran for St. Jude Children's Hospital.  I like to run marathons for a reason other than myself.  It's what pulls me to that finish line.  When I checked into the MCM, I asked about the charities in which you could run …