When I was 13 my only purpose was to become the star on our football team. That meant________Miller King, who was the best ________at our school.
Football season started in September and all summer long I worked out. I carried my football everywhere for ________.
Just before September, Miller was struck by a car and lost his right arm. I went to see him after he came back from ________. He looked very________, but he didn’t cry.
That season, I ________all of Miller’s records while he ________the home games from the bench. We went 10-1 and I was named most valuable player, ________I often had crazy dreams in which I was to blame for Miller’s ________.
One afternoon, I was crossing the field to go home and saw Miller ____going over a fence—which wasn’t ____to climb if you had both arms. I’m sure I was the last person in the world he wanted to accept ________from. But even that challenge he accepted. I________him move slowly over the fence. When we were finally ________on the other side, he said to me, “You know, I didn’t tell you this during the season, but you did ________. Thank you for filling in for ____.”
His words freed me from my bad ________. I thought to myself, how even without an arm he was more of a leader. Damaged but not defeated, he was ________ahead of me. I was right to have ________him. From that day on，I grew ________and a little more real.
41.A. cheering forB. beating outC. relying onD. staying with42.A. coachB. studentC. teacherD. player
43.A. practiceB. showC. comfortD. pleasure
44.A. schoolB. vacationC. hospitalD. training45.A. paleB. calmC. relaxedD. ashamed
46.A. heldB. brokeC. setD. tried
47.A. reportedB. judgedC. organizedD. watched48.A. andB. thenC. butD. thus
49.A. decisionB. mistakeC. accidentD. sacrifice50.A. stuckB. hurtC. tiredD. lost
51.A. steadyB. hardC. funD. fit
52.A. praiseB. adviceC. assistanceD. apology
53.A. letB. helpedC. hadD. noticed
54.A. droppedB. readyC. trappedD. safe
55.A. fineB. wrongC. quicklyD. normally
56.A. usB. yourselfC. meD. them
57.A. memoriesB. ideasC. attitudesD. dreams
58.A. stillB. alsoC. yetD. just
59.A. challengedB. curedC. invitedD. admired
60.A. healthierB. biggerC. clevererD. cooler