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The Games Do Count Chapter Summary & Analysis - Flight 93, Deena Burnett on her husband Tom Burnett, Summary

Brian Kilmeade
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Flight 93, Deena Burnett on her husband Tom Burnett, Summary and Analysis

Tom Burnett played quarterback for both his high school and college football teams. Tom often told Deena how that experience prepared him for obstacles he faced in his adulthood. Although he never spoke of his accomplishments in sports, Deena learned about those accomplishments from others. On the morning of September 11, Tom called Deena four times, telling her about the hijacking and the plan the passengers were making in order to stop the hijackers. Deena felt sure Tom was one of the leaders, because of his calmness each time he called her and her experiences with him in the past. When Deena heard the tapes, this assumption was confirmed.

Tom Burnett learned through playing football how to be a leader, touching on the theme of the general impact of sports. Tom used...

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