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About This TV Commercial

During shooting of "The Race," the young actors had fun with the working boxcar derby racers. These cars were a delight for the art department to create. Paired with Alabama's song "Angels Among Us," the spot teaches us that sometimes, caught up in the heat of the moment, we may find the richest rewards in life by just pausing and realizing something important may be happening right in front of us.

Transcript

ANNCR/SUPER: It was the biggest race of the year and no matter what I was going to win. Sometimes things happen that you just can’t explain.
MUSIC: Ooohh I believe there are angles among us
ANNCR/SUPER: Some things are more important than winning
MUSIC: Sent down to us from somewhere up above. They come to you and me in our darkest hours.
ANNCR/SUPER: I don’t remember who won the race that day
MUSIC: To show us how to live
ANNCR/SUPER: But I’ll never forget how I felt
MUSIC: To teach us how to give. To guide us with the light of love.
ANNCR/SUPER: Including others…Pass it on. A message from the Foundation for a Better Life.

Pass It On®

Your Comments

Learning from a little young man speaking!
Sr. Athens 11 days ago from Lahore

40 years ago I remember a snowball fight with friends. An opponent, my brother, had what I saw as fear in his eyes as we pummeled them. I was overwhelmed and called an end. My brother wondered why. As a kid I could not convey my emotion. I did not know the word then - it was compassion,
James about 1 month ago from NH

Powerful message. I have passed it on to all my friends who work in health care and human services
Violette 3 months ago from West Virginia

I just loved these videos,... I was searching for videos for my kids that can explain the importance of values in human life these are the perfect ones thank you for this,....................
rakhi 6 months ago from kerala

I am a kid and usually I am bored of all these videos but this video opened my eyes to see how it feels to not be able to get up and walk around and I hope you make more videos about this topic. Thank you for opening my eyes to a new world
Aiden Alexander 9 months ago from Windsor Ontario

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