Running for My Life: My Journey in the Game of Football and Beyond by Warrick Dunn - PDF free download eBook

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  • Published: Sep 16, 2015
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Warrick Dunn was only eighteen when his mother, a Baton Rouge police officer, was shot and killed. Yet somehow he managed to enroll at Florida State University and help his team to a national championship during his freshman yearwhile also caring...

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9780061432651
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
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Book language
English
Pages
288
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Some brief overview of this book

Warrick Dunn was only eighteen when his mother, a Baton Rouge police officer, was shot and killed. Yet somehow he managed to enroll at Florida State University and help his team to a national championship during his freshman yearwhile also caring for his five brothers and sisters. Despite his modest size, Dunn went on to a storied NFL career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Atlanta Falcons, becoming one of only twenty-three running backs in NFL history to exceed the 10,000-yard career rushing mark.

Off the field, he created the Warrick Dunn Foundation and its Homes for the Holidays program, helping single parents achieve first-time home ownership. But in his drive to help others, the one person Dunn neglected was himself, as the pain of his mothers loss led to a spiraling depression that went untreated for years. Running for My Life details Dunns struggle to confront his past and face the grief that consumed him for far too long.

Thought-provoking and uplifting, it is the story of an exceptional athletes secret torment and inspiring courage.

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Dunn is a former first-round draft pick of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and his professional accomplishments include five 1,000-yard rushing seasons, three Pro Bowl selections, and the longest touchdown run in Atlanta Falcons history. Dunn also became the Falcons fifth all-time rushing leader. Don Yaeger is an eight-time New York Times best-selling author, longtime associate editor at Sports Illustrated, and award-winning inspirational speaker.

He lives in Tallahassee, Florida, witushing mark. Off the field, he created the Warrick Dunn Foundation and its Homes for the Holidays program, helping single parents achieve first-time home ownership. But in his drive to help others, the one person Dunn neglected was himself, as the pain of his mothers loss led to a spiraling depression that went untreated for years.

Running for My Life details Dunns struggle to confront his past and face the grief that consumed him for far too long. Thought-provoking and uplifting, it is the story of an exceptional athletes secret torment and inspiring courage.

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