By Steve Sullivan
Bill Yoast is the real-life hero of keep in mind the Titans, the inspirational hit motion picture that chronicled the struggles of black and white highschool soccer athletes to create a championship season in racially charged Alexandria, Virginia, in 1972. Will Patton performed Yoast's position and Denzel Washington performed the function of Head trainer Herman Boone. Uniting in a typical attempt, Yoast and Boone led T.C. Williams highschool to an undefeated season, and within the approach introduced the varsity and polarized neighborhood jointly. The real-life Yoast is much more compelling than his movie model. At one time, the previous global battle II veteran thought of going into the ministry. thankfully, for the masses of younger women and men whose lives he helped mould, he came upon his calling in coaching.
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Remember this Titan: The Bill Yoast Story by Steve Sullivan