Coming Back Stronger: Unleashing the Hidden Power of Adversity

Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
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When a potentially career-ending shoulder injury left quarterback Drew Brees without a team—and facing the daunting task of having to learn to throw a football all over again—coaches around the NFL wondered, Will he ever come back? After Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, leaving more than 80 percent of the city underwater, many wondered, Will the city ever come back? And with their stadium transformed into a makeshift refugee camp, forcing the Saints to play their entire 2005 season on the road, people questioned, Will the Saints ever come back? It takes a special person to turn adversity into success and despair into hope—yet that is exactly what Super Bowl MVP Drew Brees has done—and with the weight of an entire city on his shoulders. Coming Back Stronger is the ultimate comeback story, not only of one of the NFL’s top quarterbacks, but also of a city and a team that many had all but given up on. Brees’s inspiring message of hope and encouragement proves that with enough faith, determination, and heart, you can overcome any obstacle life throws your way and not only come back, but come back stronger.
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Andrew Christopher "Drew" Brees was born in Dallas, Texas on January 15, 1979. He graduated from Purdue University with a degree in industrial management. He left Purdue with Big Ten Conference records in passing yards, touchdown passes, and total offensive yards. He was drafted by the NFL and became quarterback for the New Orleans Saints. He lead the team to the 2010 Superbowl against the Indianapolis Colts. The Saints won 31-17 with Drew winning the Superbowl Most Valuable Player Award. He wrote a book entitled Coming Back Stronger: Unleashng the Hidden Power of Adversity.

Chris Fabry is a 1982 graduate of West Page Pitt School of Journalism at Marshall University. He has written more than 50 books for adults and children including The Red Rock Mysteries with Jerry B. Jenkins and The Left Behind: The Kids Series with Jerry Jenkins and Dr. Tim LaHaye. Some of his other works include AT the Corner of Mundane and Grace and Spiritually Correct Bedtime Stories. In 2007 Chris and Jerry put out a new series called RPM about the world of NASCAR aimed at 10-14 year olds. Chris is also a Christian Radio Host on Moody Radio for his show "Chris Fabry Live". He also narrates audiobooks and in 2010 co-authored Coming Back Stronger with Drew Brees.

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Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
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Jul 6, 2010
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Pages
336
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ISBN
9781414346885
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English
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Biography & Autobiography / Religious
Biography & Autobiography / Sports
Sports & Recreation / Football
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