Three Sacrifices By Donald Trump That No One Talks About

The Republican presidential nominee has been hit for not understanding sacrifice, but people who know Donald Trump say he has made great sacrifices throughout his life. Here are three moments that don’t get the attention they deserve, told by the people who were there.

tPlaying through pain
“Despite bone spurs on his heels that kept him from serving in Vietnam, Donald Trump set pain aside and played like a world champion when our dorm was challenged to an afternoon basketball game against hated rivals. We were down by three or four baskets and I knew Donald, having only slept a few hours the night before, was tired. But he got his second wind and dribbled, jumped, and shot our team to a come-from-behind victory. The soft drinks were especially sweet on that night of January 30, 1968, although his bone spurs really hurt.”—Alvin Nolan, Wharton School of Business classmate

mwThrowing out the contract
“A lot of people don’t realize Donald Trump is especially susceptible to germs. I guess his lifelong vigilance against communicable disease is why his doctor says he’ll be the healthiest person to occupy the presidency should he win. Well, on the one night that we went out on a date, I just couldn’t help myself and had to ‘help myself’ to his you-know-what, and I did it without first gargling with the anti-bacterial mouthwash he keeps in the backseat of his limo. He was so mad that he threatened to invoke the contract I had signed before the date, but when I pleaded with him that I only make $11,000 a year as a secretary, he took pity on me and said he wouldn’t take legal action as long as I didn’t give him any disease, and I didn’t.”—Ashley Moore, dinner date, June 14, 1972

ttReaching for his wallet
“My father doesn’t know that much about music but he said he really liked my 2014 single, ‘Like a Bird,’ and he said he would buy ‘15,000 copies, 20,000 copies’ if that would get it to number one on the charts. He really wanted to see it number one on the charts and was disappointed when I said he’d have to buy at least half a million copies for that to happen, and the sweet thing is, he said he’d do it even though I knew he really didn’t want to. So I said he didn’t have to and I think he was really relieved about that.”—Tiffany Trump, daughter of Trump and former wife Marla Maples

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