When you need something to believe in, start with YOURSELF.
When the TWC News Austin reporter Lauren Mickler got to interview East View High School Football player Apollos Hester none expected this but he gave us a precious lesson of life.
Here’s the speech ( credits goes to ABC News http://abcnews.go.com/ )
“Well, at first we started slow, we started real slow, and you know, that’s all right, that’s OK, because sometimes in life, you’re going to start slow,” Hester began, standing proudly underneath the Friday night lights. “That’s OK. We told ourselves, ‘Hey, we’re going to start slow, we’re going to keep going fast. We’re going to start slow, but we’re always, always going to finish fast. No matter what the score was, we’re going to finish hard, we’re going to finish fast.”
“Yeah, they had us the first half, I’m not going to lie, they had us,” he continued. “We weren’t defeated, but they had us. But it took guts, it took an attitude. That’s all it takes. That’s all it takes to be successful is an attitude. And that’s what our coach told us. He said, ‘Hey, it’s going to be tough. It’s going to be tough. It’s going to be hard. You’re going to go out there, you’re going to battle, you’re going to fight, you’re going to do it for one another. Do it for each other, you’re going to do it for yourself, you’re going to do it for us, and you’re going to go out with this win.’ And we believed that, we truly did. And it’s an awesome feeling.”
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