and This I Believe
Each week, we'll hear a new This I Believe essay - this week by Lex Urban
Sports teaches us many useful
lessons: How to be a team player, how to handle defeat, and how excellence comes with practice.
learned a different lesson on his
Little League ballfield - one he's
carried with him to this day.
After college, Urban
performed a year of full-time community service and civic leadership as an AmeriCorps member of City Year
in Washington, DC.
still lives in Washington DC, where he
In this week's installment of our ongoing series This I Believe, we hear the essay of Lex Urban
believes in living for the moment.
Choosing to follow his
interests, no matter the naysayers, has been fruitful for him.
Urban was the captain of his college tennis team, and after graduation, chose service to others instead of chasing the almighty dollar.
experience with AmeriCorp helped shape his
opinion about the important things in life.