A Father First: How My Life Became Bigger Than Basketball

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Harper Collins, Sep 4, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 352 pages
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Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat is one of the superstars of the NBA—and a Gold Medal winner at the Bejing Olympics—but he’s A Father First.  In this moving and triumphant memoir, Wade shares his inspiring thoughts about fathers and sons, writing poignantly about the gratifying responsibilities of being a single dad to his two sons, Zaire and Zion, while recounting his own growing up years and his memorable rise to the top echelon of professional basketball.
 

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My life start like you Wade but I m not hold like you so now that's why i do my work in class I always said when I m in 10 grade I m going to take everything more serious, to go to the NBA, you know why is because my friend at school every single time my friend like shut up ball is not life for me i say Ok, but in my dream i know the one i love i know what i am going to be. Some people like ball is life, no is not like that like, when you in high school or middle school you think ball is life for you no n**** , is not like that you have to think about that like when you went to the NBA first, not when you in middle school tell the other to stop talking, like the others like every time they like ball is life for me not for you.Some of hem like shut up you d'ont know nothing in basketball, they like you Haitien go play soccer some of hem like shut your ass up d'ont try to do James Jordan in Kobe staff. my team in the NBA is Lakers, Chicago, Oklahoma city, but i like Heat to, not because is the best team. So i hope I go to the NBA for my life. I m turn 15 this years i pray not every day but some days to go to the NBA 

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All about the family
Great book it talks about balance in your life' in different situations

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Contents

Homecoming
Prayers Promises and Dreams
In the Backyard
Sanctuary
Hoopin
Rookie Season
NeXt Ste for ettin In 01
Acknowledgments
Copyright

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Dwyane Wade is a guard for the Miami Heat whose Wade's World Foundation has contributed millions of dollars to benefit children and families across America. President Obama recently appointed him to help lead a program geared toward encouraging fathers to become more involved in their children's lives. He lives in Miami, Florida.

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