Role Model - It started at the age of 6. Grandma came in...

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It started at the age of 6. Grandma came in said Carrie your Uncle Peetie is on the phone. I rushed on to the phone to talk to him. He says he won’t be able to make it in to see me. At this time he was living in Tennessee. He asked him what I wanted him to bring me. I love the sport basketball and I was wanted to learn how to play it. I went off to bed upset knowing that he wasn’t coming in. The morning could not come soon enough. I wake up to a basketball in my arms. I went in the living room and there he was. He had played a trick on me. He looked at me and said Ill teach you how to play ball. I was, so excited and happy that he was there. He says to me “ill teach you, but you cannot give up on this and always do your best at this”. Then that’s when it started. He taught me how to play that day and everyday that he came in. I had a basketball in my hand everyday. When I got hurt in a game or I was tired I didn’t ask to come out. I stayed in the game and I played. He taught me not to give up weather it was at sports or life itself. One more thing
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2011 for the course BUS 500 taught by Professor Fogel during the Spring '10 term at Salem Intl..

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Role Model - It started at the age of 6. Grandma came in...

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