John and Nellie Wooden: The Greatest Love Story Never Told
As most of you know by now, the legendary basketball coach John Wooden died on Friday, four months shy of his 100th birthday. His 10 college championship rings as a coach remains an unparalleled accomplishments. But more important, by all accounts he was a faithful follower of Christ.
While his coaching and character were well known, most probably don’t know that his wife, the love of his life, preceded him in death 25 years ago. Since her death he has written her 300 love letters—one per month.
One of the greatest gifts the older generation can give the younger is a life of marital fidelity filled with genuine affection and love. Here’s a tribute to that legacy, filmed last Fall: