What's your life worth? One-million dollars? Maybe a few hundred thousand? What if I told you something that cost me $19.99 saved my life?
Two years ago, I paid $19.99 for a bicycle helmet and recently its value has surpassed its cost.
I was doing what a lot of us at Osan Air Base do -- riding my bike. I went to work, to the gym and then rode home to my off-base residence.
On this day, at about 2 p.m., the sun was shining brightly as I came across a busy downtown intersection. The green cross light was counting down and I had about five seconds to cross the street. I made it across safely, but was going so fast that I lost control of my bicycle.more...