The Competitive Altruism of the Teenage Volunteer

At weekends, we took elderly gentlemen out in their wheelchairs. Once, we even tried racing them. I was well ahead before misjudging a curb, sending mine flying through the air. I’d killed him. I just knew it. You okay? I gasped. Get me up! he shouted. We’re going to lose!

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