Jimmy V

Posted on March 7, 2013


Earlier this week marked the 20th anniversary of Jim Valvano’s stirring speech at the 1993 Espy Awards in New York, where he was presented with the Arthur Ashe Award. No speechwriter could have written the words Jimmy V spoke that night. With time running out in his life, Valvano implored the audience to do three things every day: laugh, think and cry. This is 11 minutes that will make you do all three. 

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