Before Common Ground
By: Patrick A Morrison, MSW
About the Author
As a young boy filled with big dreams and an admiration for America, Patrick A. Morrison, who endured a challenging childhood, emigrates from England to the United States when his mother paves an opportunity for them.
Before long, Morrison begins realizing his dreams in his new home, enjoying the culture America offers, building relationships with new friends, and discovering his truest passion: American football. Through the sport Morrison unleashes the pain from his childhood and finds healing, is molded into manhood by beloved coaches, and chases after his dream of playing in the NFL.
Before Common Ground is an inspiring journey of one immigrant’s resilience and perseverance as he achieves the American dream.