Need a quick, good story to read? Look no further than Heading for Home: My Journey from Little League to Hollywood! This was just a good story. Stock speaks of his growing up, his parents and grandparents growing up and how it all shaped their lives. You can appreciate the hard work of Kent, his parents and others in the story.
I grew up in a small community like Norway where the school was everything. The town was a ghost town on Friday nights during football and basketball seasons and in later years when my school was an up and coming baseball powerhouse, the towns caught baseball fever and held on! In 1997 when the girl’s basketball team played in the first round of the State tourney, the volunteer ambulance crew had to draw names out of hat as to who would stay back in town of there was an emergency. this isn't something you find in larger communities. Like Norway when the high school was moved to the other town after consolidation of three small districts, the whole town felt it and still does today.
Take a night or two to read this uplifting book about Iowa Nice.