Ditka '89/Ditka '90 | Year In Review | Chicago Reader

Ditka '89/Ditka '90 

Sign up for our newsletters Subscribe

Ditka '89

Integrity. Hard work. Determination. That's what it takes to be a winner, in football and in life. Becoming a champion takes more than wanting to be one--you have to pay the price, meet your goals, set new ones. You have to prove yourself every day. I do. That's why the people at ______ have put their confidence in me to tell you, who already have confidence in me, that you can have confidence in ______. ______ is my ______. Why? Because the people at ______ get the job done. They have made the sacrifice to make ______ the best ______ it can be. ______: Because second-best is just not good enough.

--Mark Wukas

Ditka '90

Manners. Self-awareness. Humility. That's what it takes to survive, in football and in life. Not everyone can be a champion, but we all can be loyal to our friends and accept people for what they are. It's how you play the game that counts, not whether you win or lose. That's why the people at ______ have put their confidence in me to ask if you would please have confidence in ______. ______ is my ______. It might not be the number-one ______ in the world, but shucks, it's pretty darn good! And the important thing is that the people at ______ are always trying to do better. ______: Because there's more to life than winning.

--Robert McClory

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Robert McClory

  • Medical Miracles

    At Saint Basil's Free People's clinic, the only thing missing is a billing department.
    • Sep 18, 1997
  • No Dice

    "This is a street fight," says anti-casino crusader Tom Grey. "This is no church picnic."
    • Apr 10, 1997
  • Full Pardon

    Murder, Revenge and the Power of Forgiveness
    • Jan 16, 1997
  • More »

More by Mark Wukas

Agenda Teaser

Performing Arts
Love and Information Trap Door Theatre
September 12

Tabbed Event Search

Popular Stories