5 C Hero is the inspirational tale of Joel Stephens, a very talented athlete and religious Christian, who lived the values of Christianity, braveness, Compassion, personality, and Commitment. With the brightest of futures sooner than him, Stephens misplaced his conflict with an extraordinary type of melanoma in 1998 on the age of 22.
DAloisio, as trainer, mentor, and pal, knew Stephens larger than most. In this publication, he chronicles the record-setting athletic exploits of Joel all through his highschool years in addition to his specialist occupation as a baseball participant within the Baltimore Orioles association, and his choice to simply accept a scholarship to play department I soccer for Syracuse University. In some ways, Joels tale parallels that of Ernie Davis, the Elmira convey, who used to be the 1st African American to win the Heisman Trophy.
More vital than any athletic achievements, Joels religion and his quandary for others are the features that outline Joel Stephens. DAloisio takes the reader on a painful odyssey as Joel accepts his sickness but valiantly struggles to beat it. This tragic tale is instructed with humor, intensity, and nice warmth. It is impressive that Stephens touched such a lot of lives in one of these brief interval of time. Even after his demise, his legacy keeps to develop during the Joel Stephens origin and different charitable corporations and occasions held in his honor.
For those that knew Joel, this e-book will convey them even in the direction of an previous good friend; in the event you by no means had the chance to satisfy Joel in individual, this publication may help you understand what you ignored.
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