The Austin Hatch Story: Profile In Perseverance And Courage!

By | February 8, 2015

Courage…A term that is often used to describe actions that may fall short of actually being deserving of the adjective!

But, for Austin Hatch who is now a freshman on the basketball team at the University of Michigan, his journey just to have made it there is worthy of the descriptors courage and perseverance!

And for those of us in business who may face struggles this story is a reminder that with hard work and a positive attitude, almost anything can be accomplished.

The takeaway from this video: Appreciate and enjoy every day , never say never and never say die!

Or, as Jim Valvano famously said, ‘Don’t give up. Don’t ever give up.’

‘A survivor of two separate plane crashes that killed five family members, Austin Hatch realized his dream to play for the Michigan Wolverines this season.’


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