Why I want my boys to be like Coach Smith

http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/12563125/former-north-carolina-tar-heels-coach-dean-smith-leaves-200-letterman

Honestly, it isn’t even a question of whether or not they make coaches like Dean Smith anymore, but whether or not they make people like him.  There are a million and one stories I listened to about him during my life and more recently during his memorial period after his passing, but the fundamental thing is that he just cared about people large and small.  Because he cared about people, he did great things like stand for Civil Rights in North Carolina and stand for nuclear disarmament; but it all started because he cared about each person that came into his life.

Heck, I want to be like that.  I am so woefully not as thoughtful.

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