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By Mark Kreidler

Somewhere past the circle of cash, glitz, medications, and controversy that characterizes expert activities in the US, remnants of a fantastic exist. In Iowa, that perfect survives within the kind of highschool wrestling.

every one a three-time kingdom champion, Jay Borschel and Dan LeClere have an opportunity of their senior yr to affix the sport's so much elite crew: the "four-timers," wrestlers who win 4 consecutive country titles. For Jay, a ferocious competitor who feeds off feedback and doubt, a victory could suggest vindication over the nice mass of skeptics looking forward to him to fail. For Dan, who contains on his again the burdens of his tiny farming group, the desires of his hard-driving trainer and father, and his personal own demons, one other name is the single applicable final result.

Four Days to Glory is the tale of the US as instructed via its small cities and their connection to activity how it was often perceived: as a way of mattering to the folk round the corner.

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