Time to punt
October 2016 | Our Personal Stories

Time to punt

This high school coach was losing the drinking game. Then one day a fellow teacher handed him a winning play

I was a married man with three kids. I had worked hard to make a nice home, and I’d been teaching for 25 years. During that time, I coached a variety of high school sports with a degree of success. I ran road races, trained for triathlons and worked extra to get the things my family and I wanted. On the outside, everything looked good. But on the inside, a much different story was brewing.


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