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Pat Tillman Qualities

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“America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.” This quote by Harry S. Truman is something that Pat Tillman knows well. He was born November 6, 1976, Fremont, CA. He grew up in San Jose and played football for leland high school. Pat Tillman has gave up his career to go fight for his country in the Military. He is a great example of Determination, Loyalty, and Modesty throughout his life and that is what i'm going to talk to you about. Pat Tillman has so many qualities that he was remembered for, but the one that stands out is his determination. The reason it stands out is because if he didn't have this quality then he wouldn't have been were he was today.…show more content…
He was a very humble dude and he never bragged about stuff. An example is in high school when they had won the championship and he stated that it was a team effort but he kinda carried the team is my understanding. Another example is when he saw the twin towers crumble with his own eyes and in his mind he knew he had to do something about it. If he wasn't modest I don't think he would have done anything to change his life. Last example is when he went to college and started on special teams and finally got to be starting on defense. Getting this privilege had not changed his mindset to being all cocky, he just kept working hard and getting better and to that it shows me modesty. So now we all know that Pat Tillman has some amazing qualities that any person would want. His loyalty is one of the better qualities and the reason of my thinking is because of the time when he was offered a bigger and better contract. But because of his loyalty he stayed with the team that had faith in him at the start. That is why he is a great example of Determination, Loyalty, and Modesty throughout his life. So think of a person in your life that might have similar qualities to Pat and think of how you feel towards
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