5 C Hero is the inspirational tale of Joel Stephens, a very proficient athlete and religious Christian, who lived the values of Christianity, braveness, Compassion, personality, and Commitment. With the brightest of futures prior to him, Stephens misplaced his conflict with a unprecedented kind of melanoma in 1998 on the age of 22.
DAloisio, as trainer, mentor, and buddy, knew Stephens greater than most. In this booklet, he chronicles the record-setting athletic exploits of Joel all through his highschool years in addition to his expert occupation as a baseball participant within the Baltimore Orioles association, and his selection to just accept a scholarship to play department I soccer for Syracuse University. In many 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 very important than any athletic achievements, Joels religion and his challenge for others are the characteristics 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 informed with humor, intensity, and nice warmth. It is amazing that Stephens touched such a lot of lives in this type of brief interval of time. Even after his demise, his legacy maintains to develop during the Joel Stephens origin and different charitable firms and occasions held in his honor.
For those that knew Joel, this publication will convey them even toward an outdated buddy; when you by no means had the chance to satisfy Joel in individual, this e-book can help you understand what you overlooked.
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