At the 2012 Olympics in London, my twin boys, Dontay and Duaine, could be heard on NBC yelling, “Go Mommy GO! Go Mommy GO!” as I came down the homestretch of the 400m hurdle final. I crossed the line in second place, winning the silver medal. I was disappointed at first, having been the 2011 World Champion and American Record holder. I wanted to WIN. But my sons’ cheering and giant bear hugs they gave me when I was finished let me know they were proud of me, which is all I truly needed.
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