By Lewis Colbert,George Littleton,Coach Pat Dye
having a handicap. I didn’t even are aware of it on the time."
—From the Foreword by way of trainer Pat Dye
And that’s precisely the approach Lewis Colbert sought after it.
Born right into a relations with a protracted historical past of worry, Lewis additionally had a badly deformed decrease correct leg—in essence, he used to be born with out a foot. not able to stroll as a baby, Lewis willed himself via exertions and resolution to beat hindrances that might depart most folks sour and defeated. Teased and humiliated in school, Lewis additionally continued a turbulent domestic existence. at any place he went, no matter what he did, he labored to conceal his actual and emotional burdens from others.
Now, during this uplifting lifestyles tale, Lewis Colbert explores head-on how we will conquer adversity and reside 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 files that proceed to stand—during essentially the most inspiring classes of Auburn soccer background. He punted within the NFL, and triumphed over new and both harsh demanding situations in his specialist existence 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 turning 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 avid gamers and coaches, and a tricky and heartfelt trip to confront unsettled concerns from his family’s earlier, Lewis Colbert: The Unlikeliest Auburn Tiger indicates readers that there's greatness throughout us.
“This global is a spot of broad wonder 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, retain your head and your middle within the correct course, and you'll by no means need to fear approximately your feet.”
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