Remember those pre-steroids, pre-scandals days when organized sports was supposed to be a vehicle for teaching good values to kids?
This week on KobreGuide, we spotlight two inspirational video sports stories that champion those long forgotten ideals.
They're both about two very different coaches who each came from surprising places to bring opportunities and new perspectives to disadvantaged kids at their respective high schools.
COURTNEY HAWKINS COMES HOME
Former NFL receiver and All-American college star returns to his Michigan hometown to coach and re-energize his high school football team. (Detroit Free Press)
BOYS IN THE SCRUM:
For members of the nation's first all-African-American high school rugby team, the sport has opened up new possibilities. (New York Times)
The Subway Portraits of Helen Levitt - Helen Levitt, who apprenticed with Walker Evans in the subways, learned a thing or two about clandestine portraits.
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