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  • John Wooden's pyramid stands test of time

    John Wooden's pyramid stands test of time
    John Wooden was a young high school teacher and coach in the 1930s when he first wrote his personal definition of success, searching for a way to assure his students — and their parents — they could be successful without earning all A's.
  • John Wooden, the poet laureate of reason, kindness and decency

    John Wooden, the poet laureate of reason, kindness and decency
    Reprinted from the Los Angeles Times magazine, March 29, 1998 I am just steps out of John Wooden's condo when I realize he has, once again, transformed me into Jack Nicholson, gazing across the dinner table at Helen Hunt. Wooden has made me want to be...

    Swen Nater poetry to John Wooden

    Swen Nater poetry to John Wooden
    THROUGH COACH'S EYES Swen Nater Hi, Coach. It's me. I'm on the team. Been looking forward to this day. Got my glove and got my ball. Couldn't sleep last night at all, But here I am, prepared to play. They say you really love this game, Not for the...

    'I always felt half a person'

    'I always felt half a person'
    When Judy Lewis used to watch Clark Gable movies with her teen-age friends, she had no clue that Gable might be her father. "It never would have dawned on me," she said. "Why would I ever think such a thing?" Yet many in Hollywood were thinking just...

    Word Play: A horrid success with kids

    Word Play: A horrid success with kids
    Francesca Simon is an international star. Her series of children's books about Horrid Henry (Sourcebooks: $4.99 each, ages 8-12) have sold 14 million copies in 24 countries. In England, where she lives, "Horrid Henry and the Football Fiend" was No. 12...