Thursday, May 23, 2013

“It may surprise you to learn the finest young sportswriter—perhaps the finest young writer period—in America is a Christian.”

World Magazine provides an interview with one of the best young sportswriters, Thomas Lake.  I loved his answer to this question.
You had no television until age 14, which today would be considered cruel and unusual punishment prohibited by the Constitution.  
We thought it was [laughter], but it wasn’t up to us. I think about that now and am grateful for it. Time that would have been spent watching TV we spent playing outside or reading. That had a major effect on my development and helped me get the chance to become a better writer because all those hours weren’t spent passively watching television.
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