NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – Harlem Globetrotters icon Meadowlark Lemon hit the hardwood and now hits the road with a new book on life, love, and laughter.
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At 78-years-old, the Globetrotters great says he starts his day with stretching, prayers, and a visit to the gym.
Plenty in the crowd that greeted him at the 86th floor observation deck at the Empire State building knew the face in a minute. but Lemon sounds proudest of what he hears from the fans.READ MORE: Columbia University Student Davide Giri Stabbed To Death Near Morningside Park; Suspected Gang Member In Custody, Sources Say
“They say daddy didn’t know how to tell us how much he loved us, but once a year, when you came around town or we saw you television, you brought our family together,” Lemon told WCBS 880 reporter Paul Murnane.
In life, you can win people over if you can make them laugh and once two people have that connection, he says, that’s the beginning of a team.MORE NEWS: FDNY Probationary Firefighter Vincent Malveaux Dies After Medical Episode During Training Exercise
The book is called “Trust Your Next SHOT: A Guide to a Life of Joy.”