Jimmy Valvano: ESPY Awards Speech1993

In Six Innings (p.116), I made a special point to reference one of my favorite speeches ever, the great Jimmy Valvano — basketball coach and cancer victim — at the 1993 ESPY Awards. It’s a little long, almost ten minutes, but all I can say is: It’s ten minutes well spent. “Don’t give up, don’t ever give up.” Just watch it.

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