Tenacious: How God Used a Terminal Diagnosis to Turn a Family and a Football Team into Champions
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Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Date: September 2013
Duration: 6 hours 41 minutes
JeremyWilliams captured the nation's imagination by coaching his high school footballteam to unprecedented heights while combating ALS and caring for a son withspina bifida. This is his family's inspiring story.
America firstmet Jeremy and Jennifer Williams when Extreme Makeover: Home Editionrebuilt their Depression-era farmhouse into a beautiful, handicapped-accessiblehaven. Friends, family, and neighbors from their west Georgia community-and allover the state-came together to support the ailing high school coach who hadwon their respect and their hearts. It made for compelling television but onlytold a little slice of the story. Tenacious gives you the rest-a tenderlove story, a thrilling sports story, and an unforgettable testimony to thepower of faith and grit in the face of almost overwhelming adversity. In Tenaciousyou'll meet:
The distraught parents learning their son would be born with spina bifida.The young father facing his own devastating diagnosis of ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) with matter-of-fact courage.The coach who guided his underdog team to a 10-0 Cinderella season-while struggling to walk, talk, and even breathe.Packed fullof faith, hope, love, and miracles, Tenacious is a story you don't wantto miss.