No greater love

 

As the Bible says, “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” A football player in his senior year at Mesa State College in western Colorado didn’t die for his teammates, but he willingly sacrificed his right pinky finger. After offensive lineman Trevor Wikre broke the finger during practice, he was told he needed surgery to repair it. Knowing that surgery meant foregoing the season’s last few football games, Wikre decided on amputation. “I love everybody on the team like a brother,” he told the Grand Junction Sentinel. “I told them all before the Western New Mexico game that I would have no problem taking a bullet for any of these guys. I love ’em that much. This is my bullet.”

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