Voices Week – Fear

Somthin’ ain’t right with Coach. He ain’t himself but wants us to think he’s fine. Why can’t he tell us what’s wrong? I never knew my own Pa – he walked out on Ma before I was born. Said I couldn’t be his. Coach took me in and treated me like one of his own. He taught me how to be a better player and man. I wouldn’t be where I am now if it weren’t for Coach takin’ a chance on me. I sure hope he’s ok. I’m too scared to think that he ain’t.

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