The Cross Burns Brightly: A Hall-Of-Famer Tackles Racism and Adversity to Help Troubled Boys

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Zondervan Publishing House, Oct 1, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages
An inspiring story that shows how one man's unselfish acts can truly change the world. Ex-football player Mel Blount bravely reaches out to the "shadow children" who are abused, forgotten, living on the streets--and gives them a home, security, and love. Battling attacks by the Ku Klux Klan and even the press, Blount has stood strong in his determination to overcome adversity. Photos.

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Foreword
9
Acknowledgments
13
Prologue
15
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

Blount is the founder of two private, non-profit homes for troubled boys. He played in four winning Super Bowls with the Pittsburgh Steelers and is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He is also in the Louisiana Hall of Fame, the Georgia Hall of Fame, and the Caring Hall of Fame in Washington, D.C.

Cynthia Sterling, owner and CEO of the Cyntomedia Corporation, is the author of multiple books, including The Cross Burns Brightly, which received the Golden Medallion Award. She holds a doctorate degree in Metaphysics. Megan Davidson is the author of three historical romances. She holds an MFA in writing from the university of Pittsburgh.

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