The Games Do Count - Laurie Dhue Summary & Analysis

Brian Kilmeade
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Laurie Dhue Summary and Analysis

Laurie Dhue, television anchor and reporter, got involved in sports as a way to bond with her father. Later, Laurie felt that sports was a way for her to become more sociably acceptable, since she felt she was a bit of a dork. Sports gave Laurie confidence and discipline, two things she draws on in her career in order to help her deal with the pressure.

Laurie Dhue got involved in sports because of her father, but later learned to draw from sports the confidence and discipline she needed to become successful at her chosen career, touching on the theme of sports as a character builder as well as the theme sports as a confidence builder. Laurie looks back on her experience with sports as a positive way to prepare her for life.

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