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Positively Poised

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This story appears in the August 2001 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

If you don't know the story of Rudy Ruettiger, you should hear it (or rent the movie Rudy). Rudy was a working-class kid with low grades and little athletic skill. He was kind of small, too.

But Rudy had a dream. He wanted to play football for Notre Dame.

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