The Games Do Count - Oliver North Summary & Analysis

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Oliver North Summary and Analysis

Oliver North grew up in a competitive family where his father encouraged all his children to play a sport, including being on the Little League team North's father coached. When Oliver was older and attending the Naval Academy at Annapolis, participation in a sport was required in order to teach the students about being part of a team. Oliver said he learned that not winning was a disappointment and that winning makes a difference. Oliver boxed at the Naval Academy under a legendary teacher and later came back to judge a championship boxing match. While collecting the judge's cards, Oliver noticed that Rocky Marciano, another judge and World Heavyweight Champion, consistently voted for the boxer who got knocked out. Oliver asked him why, and the Marciano said it was because the kid who got knocked out had courage to...

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