The Games Do Count - Denis Leary Summary & Analysis

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Denis Leary Summary and Analysis

Denis Leary's father was an Irish immigrant, who became a big fan of ice hockey because it was similar to hurling, one of the national sports of Ireland. Hurling is similar to ice hockey. Denis and his father would sleep outside Boston Garden to get tickets for a game. Denis began to play hockey when he was only three, competing with his older brother before joining an organized team. One year Denis's team went undefeated, a special feat that has never been repeated in that league. In high school, Denis missed being on the hockey team because he was not a good student. Denis performed in a musical one year, and when his friends saw how many girls were in the musical, they all auditioned for the next one.

Denis saw sports as a way out of his working-class...

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