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    • Standing Tall

    • A Memoir of Tragedy and Triumph
    • By: C. Vivian Stringer, Laura Tucker
    • Narrated by: Karen Chilton, Vivian Stringer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    "Work hard, and don't look for excuses", C. Vivian Stringer's parents told her, "and you can achieve anything." But her faith and perseverance would be tested many times. A gifted athlete, she had to fight for a place on an all-white cheerleading squad in the 60s. In 1981, just as her coaching career was taking off, her 14-month-old daughter, Nina, was stricken with spinal meningitis. Yet Stringer brought a small, poor, historically black college to the national championships.

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Standing Tall

    • A Memoir of Tragedy and Triumph
    • By: C. Vivian Stringer, Laura Tucker
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    "Work hard, and don't look for excuses", C. Vivian Stringer's parents told her, "and you can achieve anything." But her faith and perseverance would be tested many times. A gifted athlete, she had to fight for a place on an all-white cheerleading squad in the 60s. In 1981, just as her coaching career was taking off, her 14-month-old daughter, Nina, was stricken with spinal meningitis. Yet Stringer brought a small, poor, historically black college to the national championships.

    Regular price: $28.00