There is glory up ahead waiting for you

NFL Veteran Recounts The Bruises And Breaks Of Life In The League.
September 22, 2013
http://www.npr.org/2013/09/22/223134551/nfl-veteran-recounts-the-bruises-and-breaks-of-life-in-the-league

Being a professional football player can be a brutal life.
Nate Jackson spent six years in the NFL, mostly as a receiver with the Denver Broncos, and while he wasn’t a star — or even a starter — he did carve out life in the rarefied air of professional sports, and he got just as banged up as any big-name player.
But he learned to play through the pain.

“The human mind is really good at pushing pain down and away when you feel that there is a moment of glory up ahead waiting for you,” he tells

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