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A Father First: How My Life Became Bigger Than Basketball

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

8 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

Great book!!!!

This book is great. Just like woman want equal rights in the world, fathers want that same right when it involves raising thier children or being able to spend time with thier children. This book shows that fathers are willing and ready to raise thier children.

posted by treyduvol on September 9, 2012

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1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

This seems to be a story to encourage readers to seriously consi

This seems to be a story to encourage readers to seriously consider their sex lives, that is to consider how sex may lead to parenthood and how you, as a parent, will be able to balance your school-life and your work-life with being a parent. Over the course of years fr...
This seems to be a story to encourage readers to seriously consider their sex lives, that is to consider how sex may lead to parenthood and how you, as a parent, will be able to balance your school-life and your work-life with being a parent. Over the course of years from age 19 to age 25 Dwayne Wade seems to realize that his focus was on basketball more than being a husband and a father. Then by age 25 through a series of events (life altering events) he realized the special privilege he was missing by not focusing on his family life. His candid biography will probably help young fathers to focus on being a father first, then focus on career goals and make sure those career goals include family communication and positive family energy. This biography should, hopefully, encourage readers to start their career life first and be on the road to financial stability before starting a family to make sure you and your spouse are compatible on more than the sexual aspects of a marriage.

posted by EGHunter01 on November 13, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 9, 2012

    Great book!!!!

    This book is great. Just like woman want equal rights in the world, fathers want that same right when it involves raising thier children or being able to spend time with thier children. This book shows that fathers are willing and ready to raise thier children.

    8 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 13, 2012

    Dwayne Wade has the total package!

    Wonderful book from an incredible young man. D Wade is who we all want as a son. God is truly with him and he never forgets it. Wishing all blessing to him, tbis book makes u want to be better!

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 4, 2012

    Go

    Amazin

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 11, 2012

    Wow

    This was a wondeful book... it makes you see that everyone has its ups and downs in life

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 11, 2012

    Excellent book!!! D.Wade is a good example of what a father shou

    Excellent book!!! D.Wade is a good example of what a father should be. Sometimes people feel men in the industry are so busy with their careers they simply supply the children with material things instead of love. D. Wade shows how he makes fatherhood a priority and loving his children is what he does best. keep of the good work!!!!!!!!!!!!! D Wade's #1 Fan!

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2013

    How to be a dad

    This book was very sad and interesting u learn a lot from it

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 20, 2013

    This book is an amazing book. The fight that it took for DWade t

    This book is an amazing book. The fight that it took for DWade to get his kids and want the best for him is incredible. people often don't realize that men have a strong love for their kids just as women do. Most men today are either leaving the homes and abandoning children or don't show them love that these kids today need. With Wade, he wants to make sure that his kids are loved in every way possible and don't feel abandoned by him. He was able to manage school with his first son, Zaire and made it to the NBA and has been successful ever since. This book is a prime example of how being in a world where all there is, is just media, fans and fame and money, still be able to make time for your kids and not just make time, but make quality time and really be apart of their lives and being a good role model to them and just being a good father overall. People in this world will fight for whatever they believe is right. In this book, Wade shows how he fought and continued to fight and not give up until you feel what you have fought for has worked in your favor. If you keep the faith and believe, then good things will happen. In this amazing book, Wade shows how he kept his faith and received blessings like winning the NBA finals by beating the Thunder 4-1 series. This book is very impactful and dissects into the fact that D-Wade is a basketball player second, and a father first.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 17, 2012

    HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

    This is a heartfelt biography as well as a testament of strength and perserverance during a time of struggle. Dwyane has overcome the negative aspects of "baby mama drama" and can now be the father to his boys and be happy. His family support was clearly demonstrated in this book. Many thanks for a great read.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 25, 2014

    It was a great book! I didn't know a lot of that stuff about D-W

    It was a great book! I didn't know a lot of that stuff about D-Wade but I found out that he was a true fighter.
    Very inspirational and highly recommend to everyone.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 12, 2013

    Great book

    Great book you should read it

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 5, 2013

    Wade

    Best basketball player in NBA history.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2013

    Good

    Good book

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2013

    Fabulous Book

    I love how he went from the bad streets of Chicago to the bright lights of Miami. He also did a wonderful job describing the custody battle. Very great book. He is a good role model.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 13, 2013

    Loved the book!

    I love the little bit that i had read!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 17, 2013

    I LOVE DWANYA WADE

    Just to know tht he cares and loves his kids and just to know tht althrough his baby ma'ma tried to take his kids from him he still fought hard to keep his kids

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 3, 2013

    Hanging with Dwayne Wade!

    To read about DW is insightful and a great opportunity to read the words of a champion. DW led the Heat to the NBA championship, as he carried the team on his shoulders, star quality. From where I sit he is a a great human being!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 26, 2013

    Is it a good book?

    I like to know if the book is good enough to buy?!?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 7, 2013

    Greatest

    This book is the best. It helped me know Dwyane better and I just want the chance of meeting him someday. I want to be like him.

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    Posted November 23, 2012

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    Posted July 12, 2013

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