By Lewis Colbert,George Littleton,Coach Pat Dye
having a handicap. I didn’t even realize it on the time."
—From the Foreword by way of trainer Pat Dye
And that’s precisely the manner Lewis Colbert sought after it.
Born right into a relations with a protracted background of hassle, Lewis additionally had a badly deformed reduce correct leg—in essence, he used to be born and not using a foot. not able to stroll as a baby, Lewis willed himself via exertions and backbone to beat stumbling blocks that might depart most folk sour and defeated. Teased and humiliated in school, Lewis additionally persevered a turbulent domestic existence. anyplace he went, no matter what he did, he labored to conceal his actual and emotional burdens from others.
Now, during this uplifting existence tale, Lewis Colbert explores head-on how we will be able to triumph over adversity and stay existence to the fullest despite the place we commence out. regardless of crippling limitations alongside the way in which, Lewis grew to become an All-American punter—setting college documents that proceed to stand—during probably the most inspiring sessions of Auburn soccer heritage. He punted within the NFL, and triumphed over new and both harsh demanding situations in his expert lifestyles after football.
This isn’t a narrative approximately an individual’s accomplishments, yet of pursuing a lifetime of hope and openness to chance, and the significance of changing into a part of anything better and extra very important than simply ourselves.
Full of little-known scenes and tales from Auburn soccer, insights into recognized gamers and coaches, and a tricky and heartfelt trip to confront unsettled matters from his family’s earlier, Lewis Colbert: The Unlikeliest Auburn Tiger exhibits readers that there's greatness throughout us.
“This international is a spot of broad ponder whether you could simply open your eyes and your center to it,” writes Lewis Colbert. “Believe in your self or not anyone else will. And it doesn't matter what else you do, continue your head and your center within the correct path, and you'll by no means need to fear approximately your feet.”
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