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You Are Not John Wooden and That Is Okay

John Wooden is the greatest sports coach of all time.  As coach of the UCLA Bruins men's basketball team, Wooden won 7 National Championships in 7 years and a total of 10 in 12 years.  A remarkable and unprecedented feat.  He was a true "wizard" of the game that created offenses and dissected defenses, but… Continue reading You Are Not John Wooden and That Is Okay

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Impact 52

The Cornerstone of a Community

I grew up in a small central Indiana town that had three stoplights and zero fast food restaurants.  It was not a hot bed for entertainment, especially for kids.  There was no youth center, Boys and Girls Club, or structured after school programs.  It lacked a place where kids could gather and be kids.  Unfortunately,… Continue reading The Cornerstone of a Community

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I Give it 5 Stars

What does it mean to live a five star life?  Is it a life filled with passion, excitement, and success?  Thanks to a great program in the Michiana area, there are many students who can answer this question.  These students are members of the Five Star Life family.  Five Star Life is a not-for-profit organization that… Continue reading I Give it 5 Stars

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A Big Impact

All too often, the things we treasure most and hold dearest to our hearts, can be the most difficult to put into words.  My experience as a Big Brother is just that.  I am seldom at a loss for words, but yet find myself speechless about one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. … Continue reading A Big Impact