Every Friday morning, NPR features a few minutes from Storycorps, the project to record the personal interviews and stories of millions of Americans and catalog them in the Library of Congress. This morning, they highlighted the interview of Jim Clyburn by his granddaughter. Whatever you think of his political views, it's a good tale of not giving up.
"More than one person said to me, 'Well, that's your third strike,' " he says. " 'What are you going to do next?' And I always said, 'Three strikes may be an out in baseball, but life is not baseball.' "