James Smith was born in 1940 in Oak Lawn, Illinois.
1945 - He met Candace Orange
'55 - He invited her on a first date
'57 - buy dog
1959-62 He study in Washington and began playing football, wins Rose bowl, drafted by Bears
'63 - met Candace, became the NFL champion. Takes her to Elvis concert.
'68 - draft to Vietnam
1971-72 Battlefield was calm, platoon have to return to base and fly home, he flew flag, platoon sang, then Vietnam soldier shot him, he was taken to a hospital, met Candace and started with basketball, play on court, play in bed and throw in the trash. He hits every shot, Lakers wanted him. Everyone laughed, but he won...read more