A Kind of Homecoming: The Love of Game The love of People

A Kind of Homecoming: The Love of Game The love of People by Charles Murray 1075839696 9781075839696
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" A ten year old was told, "Boy if I took everything you dont know.""I could create another World" Statement made by William Murray my Dad!Well Dad my answer after traveling to Lithuania, Antarctica, England, France, Italy, Spain, Australia, Austria, New Zealand, the Fiji Islands, Suva, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Latvia, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Panama, Norway, Russia, Dominican Republic, Aruba, Dominica, Alaska, Grenada, St. Lucia, Barbados, Bahamas, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Belize, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador, Amazon Rain Forest, the Galapagos islands, Chile, Greece, Canada, the Falkland Islands, South Korea, Japan, China, Singapore, Mexico, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Rio De Janeiro, Tahiti, Turks and Caicos, Ushuaia and Belize. Well Dad, the world you would create now is a bit smaller! Charles Murray The comment was intended to be an insult after answering countless questions posed to him by his son. But it ended up being a kids biggest and a greatest motivation. Always interested in discovering new and different things, to learn he has to ask questions. When you struggle with reading, the best alternative is learn from others, listening, memorizing. Getting it wrong first and after trying again and again finally getting it right. The key was to never quit and a feeling that I can be as good as anyone else! In-order todiscover new things he became open to listening to all points of view on a subject. The take from those different views and form his own way of accomplishing a task.A True Life story that is driven by the love of a sport and the people that play it. What started out as way to earn money to buy a tennis racket, turned into the introduction to two lifelong career choices Tennis Professional and Chef for over 40 years. Tennis would take a young black kid with the challenges of growing up on the streets, the many negative opportunities that come to you long before the positive opportunities, the bad decisions that can follow you for a lifetime and how to make the right choices. Tennis and Cooking brought the positive opportunities that would change his life. In 1968 the sport was not popular with his family and some of his friends. Often he found himself judged criticized by black people who often saw it as he trying to white! He would also be judged by white people who would say "You dont look like a tennis player!" The food service industry would lead him to be introduced to a Tennis Hall of Fame Player and a two great Coaches and Northwestern University. The inspiration they gave was simple they told he him,"Son you can be good at the game of tennis" Frank Parker Hall of Fame Tennis Champion.The sport of tennis exposed him to many cultures and races of people that all had one thing in common the Love of the Game.

Author: Charles Murray

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 122

Publisher: Independently published

Publication Date: 2019-06-23


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