My name is Luke Donnelly and recently I've decided to run the Chicago marathon and as a way to make it more than just about myself I decided to begin to give back by running for Team Red Cross. My story is I've been struggling with mental health issues and depression for the last 2 years and 2 months ago with the support from my amazing family and girlfriend I was able to begin to get help for my depression and now 2 months later I've been able to almost turn my life around. Between the help I received medically as well as support from people surrounding me, healthy food habits, and my favorite pass time running, it has changed not only my life but the way I think about life. So now as a way not only to prove it to myself but also all of those struggling that it is possible to turn your life around. It is time that I begin to give back and help the community that is struggling with mental health struggles and that is what made me begin to think of running not only the Chicago marathon but to also to run for a great cause in Advocate Health Care as well as the Inspired to Run team. I hope to give hope even when there appears to be none and to help those who think they have none. Thank you.
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