Tony is a high school student and a stand-out high school football player on track to participate in college football and, possibly, the NFL. Tony and his older brother learned the social dynamics of surviving on the inner city streets while fostering their love for football. Then his brother, who is also his best friend, went away to college on a football scholarship and Tony found himself alone. He fell into a deep, life threatening depression when faced with the fact that he was illiterate; he may never graduate from high school and realize his dream of a career in the NFL. Follow Tony's plight from utter despair to a life full of hope and personal victories when he asks a Science teacher to teach him to read. God challenges the teacher to choose: Tony's life or her career. She chooses Tony's life and many miraculous occurrences intercede in Tony's life to pave the way to his victory!One day, I saw an ad in the Cincinnati Enquirer, our local city newspaper, advertising a writing contest sponsored by the national grocery chain, ... The contest required the submissions had to be one page and the subject was: a#39;What my Education Means to Mea#39;. ... But, he had come to trust his teacher and agreed to do it.
|Title||:||The Great Black Hope|
|Publisher||:||Constance Kluesener Gorman - 2012-10-01|