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'Remember the Titans' coach to visit

By Staff Reports
Published in News on June 5, 2011 1:50 AM

Former football coach Herman Boone, who inspired the Walt Disney film "Remember the Titans" will come to Goldsboro June 18.

Boone will talk about overcoming life obstacles and controversies such as those he faced while coaching a racially divided football team at a Virginia high school in 1971.

Boone will speak at LBJ Community Development Center at 6 p.m.

Tickets are $40 and include admission, dinner and autograph upon request. They can be purchased at Christ Made a Way Barber Shop, Club Nu-Life or from pastor Dennis Peele, who is co-sponsoring the event.

For more information, contact Peele at 1-252-864-9070; Christ Made a Way Barber Shop at 736-0042; or Club Nu-Life at 396-2444 or 583-2835.