So Sweetness: The Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton, arrives everywhere today. Here’s the Amazon link, if you’re interested.
Why do I consider Walter Payton an 800-times better man now than I did three years ago? Because, despite his myriad issues, he fought. And fought. And friggin’ fought. He strove for a level of personal greatness that was, more than likely, unattainable. But he kept fighting. Until the end.