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The Ultimate Teammate
CHARLES P. PIERCE
December 12, 2005
The Super Bowl rings are nice, but his greatest achievement grows out of a generosity of spirit that makes him a leader in the toughest times
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December 12, 2005

The Ultimate Teammate

The Super Bowl rings are nice, but his greatest achievement grows out of a generosity of spirit that makes him a leader in the toughest times

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Plato knew that the generosity of athletics can take you off the goat paths and onto a higher road. But only if you are willing to leave the solitude and walk toward the crowd. Leave the silence and walk toward the cheers. Leave the shadows and walk toward the brightest lights you can see.

And bring some metaphors along, just to be on the safe side.

Charles P. Pierce's book about Tom Brady will be published next fall by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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