The Other Dream

What a Dream.

The Dream Team of Olympic Basketball:  Michael, Magic, Larry …

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BUT, THIS is about the OTHER DREAM TEAM.

They couldn’t even imagine their Dream in the beginning, it had been so long ago.

The Dream of Freedom…

FOR ALL

in Lithuania

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It takes a Nation, with a little luck, grit, and passion.

“Yeah, And it’s a bigger dream.”
Jim Lampley

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V

V is for Victory.

V was for Hope.

V said “Don’t give up. Don’t ever give up.”

And They didn’t. 

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He had told them the first day they met.   “We are going to win a National Championship.”

 They failed for two years, and time was running out, most of them were seniors in college.  Last chance.

 They won when nobody had given them a chance.

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That Deep Bond of Rivals

They appeared quite different one black, one white; one a quiet small town guy and the other an urbanite with a big smile.

But, they had a common obsession.

And a common Temperament: Artisan.

They were competitive.  Very competitive — actually they both wanted to be the best, period.

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