This story describes the joy and success someone can experience when they seek help and follow directions. Specifically, the story is about a young boy who wants to join a soccer team, but suffers from asthma. The story explains how Tom achieves his goal after getting help for his problem and following the doctor's advice.
Andrew Voigt is a student at West Catholic High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He enjoys soccer and skiing and feels a connection to the story because of his own struggle with asthma.