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My losing Season

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BC: Losing prepares you for the heartbreak, setback and tragedy that you will encounter in the world more than winning ever can. By licking your wounds, you learn how to avoid getting wounded the next time

1: Pat Conroy | Quiet Caring | Team Player | tough

2: Don Conroy | Pat's Father | Abusive | Not supportive | Marine Pilot | Antagonist

3: Written About Don | Turned life around | Became a better father

4: Mel Thompson | Antagonist | Coach of Citadel Basketball

5: Unsupportive | Works players too hard | Doesn't believe in his team

6: The Citadel | Military College | Un-supportive of sports | Harsh freshman initiation

9: Written about Citadel | Conroy banned from Citadel for 30 years | Talked about plebe system

10: The Basketball Team | John DeBrosse, Pat Conroy, Jim Halprin, T.E. Hooper Doug Bridges, Greg Connor, Brian Kennedy, Dave Bornhorst, Dan Mohr, Al Kroboth, Bob Cauthen, Bill Zinsky

12: Created escape for Conroy | Way to prove father wrong

13: Basketball

14: Conroy wanted to find the lesson behind having a losing season, and to see if you gain more by losing than by winning.

15: Losing

16: Mother's influence | Grew up poor | Wanted children to be better than her | Made her kids read many books | Created Pats love for reading and literature

18: Recommendation | entertaining, a lot of basketball, well written

19: Classic? | no real plot or climax,

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  • By: Kerri M.
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  • Title: My losing Season
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  • Published: over 8 years ago