Lessons from Dananjaya Hettiarachchi’s Story
This is a powerful performance by Dananjaya Hettiarachchi of Sri Lanka. Dananjaya shares a story about his path in life explaining his early troubles including failing out of high school at age 17. He says, “Mothers cry tears of joy, tears of sorrow, and tears of shame. After I was arrested, I saw my mother cry tears of shame and this changed me.” Dananjaya’s father put it bluntly, “Son, I want you to be a better man.”
Dananjaya’s life was soon altered for the better because of individuals who reached out to him while he was struggling, people who gave him a chance. If there’s someone in your life who is in need, someone you might be able to help, give them a chance. You might just change their life….