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Coach Krzyzewski has affected me by the way he displays leadership and confidence. By doing that he tought me, if you believe in yourself and the others around you, you can accomplish anything with hard work. Going to the Duke Baketball Camp really helped me believe.

A Friend

December 21, 2000 was the worst day of my life.  My family owns a convenience store about 5 minutes from the University, one that Coach shops at  frequently.  That night, my father was shot in an attempted robbery.  The shot destroyed over 60% of his liver. I will never forget the look on Coach’s face, …

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Follow Your Heart

Coach Mike Krzyzewski has tought me the power of Following Your Heart. Follow Your HeartBy: Farouk G. Mansour When you feel that your lost and torn apart. Follow your greatest compass your heart. When you are feeling down, and you are wearing a frown.Your Heart has the ability to turn that around. When a decision …

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My Father

My dad loves basketball.  In fact he coached the girls basketball team at the middle school where he worked for 8 years.  He eats, breathes, and lives the sport.  I have been raised in a Duke only house hold.  My dad often jokes with me saying, "Channing, your lucky you were born at four in …

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