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During his basketball career at Wake Forest, the undersized shooting guard played only 59 minutes in 120 games. “Why was it worth it? What kept him coming back?” These were just a few of the questions a newspaper reporter asked Alan near the end of his career. Amidst laughter and tears, Williams redefines success and offers a unique view of what it means to be a teammate this moving story shows how a seat on the end of the bench, a father’s battle with cancer, and the sudden death of a coach teach a walk-on to find fulfillment in unexpected places.
TO ANYONE WHO HAS EVER BEEN A PART OF A TEAM.
EMBRACING CHALLENGE. PERSEVERING TO THE FINISH.