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All American Football, Faith, and Fighting for Freedom

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ISBN-10: 0061244155

ISBN-13: 9780061244155

Edition: 2007

Authors: Robert P. McGovern

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Captain Robert McGovern epitomizes all that is right and good in America. One of nine children growing up in a New Jersey family, he made local headlines as a high school football phenom before becoming a star linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs, the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the New England Patriots. When his illustrious NFL career was over, he earned a law degree from Fordham University and went to work for the New York City district attorney's office. From that vantage point he witnessed close-up the fall of the Twin Towers on that world-altering morning in September 2001-an event that inspired him to leave public life and join the U.S. Army to better serve the country he loves. As…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 2/26/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Acknowledgments
A Note to the Reader
September 11, 2001
Our Defining Moment-"If there must be trouble let it be in my day, that my child may have peace."-Thomas Paine
Family, Faith, and Football-Growing Up an Irish Catholic Kid in New Jersey
Holy Cross and the Jesuits-"To whom much is given, much is expected."-Luke 12:48
The NFL-Dreams Do Come True
The Real World-A Disposable Linebacker Finally Grows Up
Afghanistan-Cultures May Collide but Malalay Will Always Be My Friend
U.S. vs. Hasan Akbar-The Enemy Within
The Central Criminal Court of Iraq-Terrorism on Trial
This Is Not Vietnam-"It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it."-General Douglas MacArthur
Why We Fight