Tenacious: how God used a terminal diagnosis to turn a family and a football team into champions / Jeremy & Jennifer Williams, with Rob Suggs.
- ISBN: 9781595555854 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- ISBN: 1595555854 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 36 min.)) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [United States] : THOMAS NELSON : 2013.
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|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by Julie Lyles Carr.
|Summary, etc.:|| Jeremy Williams captured the nation's imagination by coaching his high school football team to unprecedented heights while combating ALS and caring for a son with spina bifida. This is his family's inspiring story. America first met Jeremy and Jennifer Williams when Extreme Makeover: Home Edition rebuilt their Depression-era farmhouse into a beautiful, handicapped-accessible haven. Friends, family, and neighbors from their west Georgia community-and all over the state-came together to support the ailing high school coach who had won their respect and their hearts. It made for compelling television but only told a little slice of the story. Tenacious gives you the rest-a tender love story, a thrilling sports story, and an unforgettable testimony to the power of faith and grit in the face of almost overwhelming adversity. In Tenacious you'll meet: The distraught parents learning their son would be born with spina bifida. The young father facing his own devastating diagnosis of ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) with matter-of-fact courage. The coach who guided his underdog team to a 10-0 Cinderella season-while struggling to walk, talk, and even breathe. Packed full of faith, hope, love, and miracles, Tenacious is a story you don't want to miss.
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