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Walter Payton - One of the greatest athletes, and greatest individuals to walk the Earth. His work ethic was legendary, and his heart was unquestionable. Greater than his athletic ability, however, was his character. Diagnosed with liver cancer, Payton REFUSED preferential treatment in order to secure a new liver, feeling that his celebrity status made him no better than anyone else on the transplant list. What an amazing human being.

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"WHEN YOU'RE GOOD AT SOMETHING, YOU'LL TELL EVERYONE. WHEN YOU'RE GREAT AT SOMETHING, THEY'LL TELL YOU." - WALTER PAYTON

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Flo Hyman - Often called the best volleyball player of all-time, the 6'5" hitter known as much for her devastating kills as for her kind heart played a crucial role in popularizing the game in the wake Title IX.

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Sweetness in Life: Lessons from Walter Payton

Walter Payton

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