Redemption by Bryan Clay
A Rebellious Spirit, a Praying Mother, and the Unlikely Path to Olympic Gold

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This is the story of the most unlikely Olympic decathlete in history. Despite size and stature, Bryan Clay is the defending champion of the 2008 Olympic gold medal and winner of the 2004 Olympic silver medal in the decathlon. His journey is as inspiring as it is gritty, as troubled as it is triumphant.

Far more than just a sports memoir, Redemption details the drudgery, devastation, and ultimate conversion that led Bryan to become a world champion. “[God] had a plan when I believed that dreams never came true because, in my life, they never did,” says Bryan. Through a remarkable series of events and devoted prayers of his mother, Bryan’s life was turned around into a victorious narrative of truly being redeemed.

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Bryan Clay, watched by billions of television viewers in 2008, won the decathlon gold in Beijing and the silver in Athens in 2004. Bryan enjoys hunting, fishing, and the beach. He also counts it an honor and a privilege to coach and inspire children to make wise decisions, develop good time management skills, stay in school, follow their dreams, and maintain a well-balanced life style. Bryan and his wife, Sarah, have three children. Joel Kilpatrick is an award-winning journalist, author, and humorist. Founder of, Kilpatrick earned an MS degree in journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He and his wife have five children.
Published May 1, 2012 by Thomas Nelson. 265 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Religion & Spirituality, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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A mixed-race (African-American and Japanese) kid growing up in Hawaii, whose dysfunctional parents split up when he was young, Clay explains how he grew from an angry troublemaker into a staunch religious believer whose Christian faith guided him across the finish line.

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Clay Yeager's Redemption is another terrific series romance - I seem to be reading a lot of them lately am thoroughly enjoying myself!

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