Detroit 2020

IT COULDN'T BE DONE

It Couldn’t Be Done

Somebody said that it couldn’t be done,

but he with a chuckle replied,

That maybe it couldn’t, but he would be one

who wouldn’t say so till he tried.

So he buckled right in with the trace of a grin

on his face. If he worried he hid it.

He started to sing as he tackled the thing

that couldn’t be done, and he did it.

 Somebody scoffed: “Oh, you’ll never do that;

at least no one ever has done it”.

But he took off his coat and he took off his hat,

and the first thing we knew he’d begun it.

With the lift of his chin and a bit of a grin,

without any doubting or quiddit,

he started to sing as he tackled the thing

that couldn’t be done and he did it.

There are thousands to tell you it cannot be done,

there are thousands to prophesy failure.

There are thousands to point out to you, one by one,

the dangers that wait to assail you.

But just buckle in, with a bit of a grin,

just take off your coat and go to it;

just start to sing as you tackle the thing

that “cannot be done,” and you’ll do it.

 Edgar A. Guest


Our team is joining the fight against brain cancer by participating in Head for the Cure Detroit on Sunday, September 22nd. Head for the Cure is dedicated to raising funds and awareness for brain cancer research.

Head for the Cure works to inspire hope for the community of brain cancer patients, their families, friends, caregivers and other supporters, while celebrating their courage, spirit and energy. Every Head for the Cure event marks a day of celebration where those diagnosed with brain cancer are honored and celebrated by their friends and families, those who have lost their battles are remembered, and we are all inspired to carry on the fight.

Funds raised by Head for the Cure support the Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative, a network of medical centers with the expertise and the desire to participate in state-of-the-art clinical trials investigating new treatments for malignant brain tumors.

Each year, over 200,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with a primary or metastatic brain tumor. More than 120 types of brain tumors exist, making effective treatment complicated. Cutting edge research is needed as we continue to make strides in this fight.

Please consider making a donation today to help us reach our goal and to help Head for the Cure defeat brain cancer, step by step!

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