I am third: the inspiration for Brian's song

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Penguin Books, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 238 pages
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I Am Third is the memoir of Gale Sayers, one of the best running backs in the history of the NCAA and pro football. It is also the story of his friendship with Brian Piccolo. Known also as a community leader and great friend to all, Sayers's credo is, "The Lord is first, my friends are second, and I am third."

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I am third: the inspiration for Brian's song

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Sayers's 1970 autobiography serves double duty: it is the story of how he catapulted himself out of an Omaha ghetto to become one of the greatest running backs in National Football League history ... Read full review

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This is the most ultimate beautiful stories of friendship I have
Ever seen!!! I love this!! Their friendship is an
Inspiration to all of us to thrive for!!
God bless Sayers for writing this and sharing
Such a truly awesome story of an awesome friendship!!

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VI
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Al Silverman entered the publishing industry in 1972 as CEO of Book of the Month Club, after working for Sport magazine for twelve years. Later, he became president and editor-in-chief of The Viking Press, then a part of Penguin USA. He has written several books since.

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