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A game bigger than life and death

Updated: December 5, 2002, 8:00 PM ET
By Adrian Wojnarowski | Special to ESPN.com

Through the telephone line, the words sound like they're tumbling down off a distant mountain, a cadence and conviction that leaves your spine tingling. Pete Dawkins was the captain of Army's 1958 unbeaten season, the first Captain of the Corps of Cadets, the Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, the youngest general in military history, a uniform decorated with voluminous acts of valor in Vietnam. He has lived a most remarkable American life, Heisman Trophy winner to war hero, Wall Street CEO to U.S. Senatorial ...

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