The Team

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The big game was well underway. With the natural ups and downs of play, there was naturally some considerable anxiety as the teams battled for supremacy

At last the coach pulled one of his young players aside:

"Do you understand what cooperation is? "What a team is?"

The boy nodded in the affirmative.

The coach continued in true Vince Lombardi style:

"Do you understand that what matters is whether we win together as a team?"

The boy nodded yes.

"So," the coach continued, "when a call is made, you don't argue or curse or attack the referee. "Do you understand all that?"

Again the boy agreed.

"Good," said the coach. "Now go over there and explain it to your mother ..."

---------------A Final Thought ...

"I donít want to read about some of these actresses who are around today. "They sound like my niece in Scarsdale. "I love my niece in Scarsdale, but I wonít buy tickets to see her act."

- Vincent Price (1911Ė94), U.S. actor; fine art expert