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Tenacious

How God Used a Terminal Diagnosis to Turn a Family and a Football Team into Champions
Narrated by: Julie Carr
Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
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Jeremy Williams captured the nation’s imagination by coaching his high school football team to unprecedented heights while combating ALS and caring for a son with spina bifida. This is his family’s inspiring story.

America first met Jeremy and Jennifer Williams when Extreme Makeover: Home Edition rebuilt their Depression-era farmhouse into a beautiful, handicapped-accessible haven. Friends, family, and neighbors from their west Georgia community - and all over the state - came together to support the ailing high school coach who had won their respect and their hearts. It made for compelling television but only told a little slice of the story.

Tenacious gives you the rest - a tender love story, a thrilling sports story, and an unforgettable testimony to the power of faith and grit in the face of almost overwhelming adversity. In Tenacious you’ll meet:

  • The distraught parents learning their son would be born with spina bifida
  • The young father facing his own devastating diagnosis of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) with matter-of-fact courage
  • The coach who guided his underdog team to a 10-0 Cinderella season - while struggling to walk, talk, and even breathe

Packed full of faith, hope, love, and miracles, Tenacious is a story you don’t want to miss.

©2013 Thomas Nelson (P)2013 Thomas Nelson

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