Coach in Ohio Dies
NPR's Tom Goldman reports on the inspiring life of Berlin, Ohio high school basketball coach Perry Reese, who died last week at age 44. His Hiland High team had a phenomenal 16 year record, winning 304 out of 389 games and a state championship in 1992. As a black Catholic, Reese initially seemed out of place in the white Amish and Mennonite town. But over the years, he won the hearts and friendship of hundreds of residents.
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