Sports Were Taken Away From Him in High School... So He Became a Coach
On this episode of Our American Stories, World War II history buff, Anne Clare, tells the story of how World War II impacted a small Navy town on the West Coast. Richard Herzog shares the story of an unlikely relationship formed between himself and his high school teacher, which became abusive and caused him to surrender the one thing he loved most: sports. After years of confusion and shame, he became a head football coach and led his team to win 3 state championships.
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23:00 - Sports Were Taken Away From Him in High School... So He Became a Coach
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