The Games Do Count Themes

Brian Kilmeade
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Sports as a Character Builder

One of the reasons Brian Kilmeade gives for writing this book is the impact that sports have had on his life and the lives of other people. One aspect of this impact is sports as a character builder. Many of the people profiled in the book will tell the reader that sports helped mold the person they became by providing one of several things, including structure, discipline, and a united goal. Structure gave many of these people the security and protection that they did not have in their personal lives for one reason or another, providing for them as children the things they needed in order to feel secure in who they were as a person. Discipline helped show these people as children what to expect from the world in general as far as laws and punishment go. Finally, a united goal taught many...

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