Book of the Month -- APRIL 2017
Rising Above: How 11 Atheletes Overcame Challenges in Their Youth to Become Stars by Zuckerman, Gregory 796.09 ZUC
All 11 chapters offer a host of highs and lows, and they reinforce the notion that success does not usually come easy. The stories, which include highly recognizable names like Stephen Curry, LeBron James, and Dwayne Wade, recount tales of physical ailments, behavior problems, social anxieties, economic struggles, and familial strife.
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