By David A. Dorsey
For the younger males of Dunbar—the low-income, traditionally segregated neighborhoods of fortress Myers, Florida—avoiding the trail that ends up in effortless cash as a drug broker frequently ability identifying whole devotion to soccer and desires of NFL stardom. whereas such desires stay out of achieve for many, an spectacular variety of Dunbar athletes, together with NFL idols Deion Sanders, Jevon Kearse, and Earnest Graham, have completed titanic success.
Fourth Down in Dunbar is the tale of the way one neighborhood, laid low with medicines and violence, the place many kids are fatherless, gave upward push to such a lot of stellar adolescence athletes. utilizing Sanders because the centerpiece of the tale, David Dorsey explores Dunbar’s background to teach how a similar drug tradition that ruined such a lot of promising futures additionally served as motivation for soccer good fortune. As a reporter for the Fort Myers News-Press, Dorsey had particular entry to the gamers and their kinfolk. He exhibits the luck of the wildly gifted in addition to the regrets of these who took the inaccurate direction, whereas highlighting wish for the way forward for Dunbar.
In this poignant story of heartbreak and triumph, Dorsey unearths the real nature of those males who overcame the hindrances of their lives and made their households and their fatherland proud.
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Fourth Down in Dunbar by David A. Dorsey