The basketball coach Jim Valvano died at the age of 47. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Head coach who led North Carolina State University to a classic NCAA Championship in 1983.
He had three daughters, Nicole, Jamie, and Lee Ann, with his wife Pamela Levine.
“If you laugh, you think, and you cry, that’s a full day. That’s a heck of a day. You do that seven days a week, you’re going to have something special.” (Jim Valvano)
“Cancer can take away all of my physical abilities. It cannot touch my mind, it cannot touch my heart, and it cannot touch my soul.” (Jim Valvano)
“And if you see me, smile and maybe give me a hug. That’s important to me too.” (Jim Valvano)
“I asked a ref if he could give me a technical foul for thinking bad things about him. He said, of course not. I said, well, I think you stink. And he gave me a technical. You can’t trust em.” (Jim Valvano)
“Don’t give up. Don’t ever give up.” (Jim Valvano)