Speech to Text for "Undefeated" coach speaks in Tupelo
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out why." bill courtney overcame a humble upbringing to become a successful football coach, business man, author, and academy award winner. this afternoon, courtney spoke to the rotary club of tupelo. courtney, a life-long memphian, began his careeras a high school teacher and football coach. courtney's profile grew after hewas the subject of a documentary film titled 'undefeated,' which chronicledthe 2009season at manassas high school in memphis. the filmwas released in 2011, and won an academy award in 2012. in 2016, courtney wrote a book titled 'against the grain.' he explains what it means to go against the grain. bill courtney: 'go against the grain of societal pre- conceived notions about race and creed and color. throw political correctness in the trash where it ought to be, and start having real conversations about all the things that matter. just do it in a non threatening and civil way so we can grow to understand one another and work together again.' voting for our