Chapter One: DreamsThe 1st Life Lesson:
A Child Without a Dream Is Like a Boat Without a Sail
Seven-year-old Kathy beamed a smile that could have brightened the rainiest of days. "Mom, Mom!" she cried out excitedly. Her mother was pouring milk into a mug with a picture of Madonna on the side. "What is it?" she asked.
"I know what I want to be when I grow up! I want to be like Mia Hamm!"
Her mother sighed. "She's not another rock star, is she?"
"No, Mom, she's the greatest soccer player ever! I'm gonna be like her, you watch." Her words were spoken with the absolute certainty that only...