Like the little blue engine from Watty Piper’s story, Johnson is an inspiration. Like the little blue engine, Johnson is much smaller than his counterparts. Like the little blue engine, Johnson has had to persevere. And like the little blue engine, Johnson’s goal is to climb a mountain.
I think I can – I think I can – I think I can – I think I can.
When you look at Avery Johnson, you see a sophisticated, articulate individual. A man who has things in focus. A man with the highest degree of professionalism. What you don’t see is the journey that brought him to this point.