The Games Do Count - Gerald Ford Summary & Analysis

Brian Kilmeade
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Gerald Ford Summary and Analysis

Gerald Ford played football from the time he was ten or eleven. When he started high school, Gerald became captain of the team and All-State. Gerald's biological father was able to locate Gerald because of newspaper articles about Gerald's playing ability. In college, Gerald won the Meyer Morton Trophy for outstanding freshman player at spring practice. Gerald's team played well all through college until his senior year, when most of the starters had graduated and the quarterback had broken his leg. Gerald said that playing football helped him to handle critics in the stands and the press, allowing him to let their insults roll off his back.

Gerald Ford's story, like Oliver North's, introduces the theme of the general impact of sports on a person's life. Gerald had an unusual thing happen to him that he associates with sports...

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