Unformatted text preview: But he had not. Moreover, he had not been caught breaking training, but had confessed the offense and expressed his remorse freely, without fear of discovery. I thought his behavior was no less honorable than that of a student who had signed the pledge and adhered to its provisions. ………. .At the s tart, most of my teammates wanted to hang the guy. But I argued that he had made a mistake that he sincerely regretted, and, uncoerced, had admitted the infraction. His behavior deserved no further disciplinary action. …When some of the other guys started to come around to my point of view, our coach closed the discussion by voicing support for my judgment. The t eam then voted to drop the matter. Adapted from Faith of My Fathers , by Senator John McCain with Mark Salter, Perennial Publishers, 1999....
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- John McCain, Senator John McCain, Mark Salter, junior varsity football, Perennial Publishers