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The Games Do Count Chapter Summary & Analysis - George Allen Summary

Brian Kilmeade
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George Allen Summary and Analysis

George Allen, U.S. Senator from Virgina, grew up around professional football players because his dad was an assistant coach first for the Rams and then the Chicago Bears. Although George's father encouraged him to play baseball, George played football during high school and college. George's father taught him to have strong morals, to pay attention to details and to work hard. Later, when George ran for political office, his father campaigned for him, using his competitive nature to help his son win in 1982.

George Allen's story is more about the relationship between a man and his father than it is about sports. However, it is the love of sports that brought father and son together and helped forge a lasting bond between them. George took the lessons his father taught him into his professional life, never quitting and always working hard. It...

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