Should members of the LSU Board of Supervisors disclose who receives their scholarships?|
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|All we need is a chance|
Now we all know that several years ago Tom Brady and his Patriots lost their opportunity for a perfect season, but losing the Super Bowl did not diminish the accomplishments of Tom Brady.
When you are exposed to the trials of Brady's athletic career, your respect for this young man will grow. I know everyone is secretly wishing that they were as talented and lucky as Tom Brady. Tom Brady made his luck. He was always preparing himself for his chance. He faced tremendous odds as a middle school football player trying to make the team for the first time. He began as the number seven quarterback on the team.
By his junior year, he had worked his way to the backup spot behind his neighborhood friend. When his friend gave up football for basketball, Brady was ready for his opportunity. He started for the next two years, but did not have any college offers to cheer about, so his father spent $2000 making twenty videos to send to various universities. One of these recipients was Michigan. After viewing the films, Michigan signed Brady.
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Robert Charles Payne is an inspirational writer who lives in West Monroe. He can be contacted by e-mailing email@example.com.