Against All Odds

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AuthorHouse, Feb 22, 2011 - Family & Relationships - 240 pages
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Against All Odds is fictional novel with a heartwarming story about Little Pete, the youngest of five children in the Scroggins family.  The setting is rural northeast Texas during the late 1950’s.  Little Pete found a passion for basketball and was anxious to play for the new high school coach of the Little Hope Eagles, but the odds started to build against him as he lost the use of his right hand in an accident.  However, with the Scroggins a strong-willed determination and drive, Little Pete developed left-handed skills to overcome the odds.  As he neared the end of high school career, Little Pete was heavily recruited by a host of colleges to come and be a part of their basketball program.  While the future looked bright for Little Pete with a newly defined goal of playing college and later professional basketball, life continued to deal him a heavy blow as he became paralyzed with polio.  Little Pete was forced to decide between quitting and giving up on his dream and persevering and overcoming the odds. 

This story is full of emotions as you fall in love with Little Pete.  You will laugh and cry as the events in his life unfolds.  After reading this book, it is hoped that you will view your struggles in life from a better perspective. 
 

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
9
Section 3
17
Section 4
27
Section 5
35
Section 6
41
Section 7
51
Section 8
61
Section 14
127
Section 15
139
Section 16
147
Section 17
161
Section 18
175
Section 19
187
Section 20
199
Section 21
207

Section 9
73
Section 10
85
Section 11
95
Section 12
107
Section 13
115
Section 22
215
Section 23
221
Section 24
229
Section 25
231
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