Santa Ana, Calif.
I was delighted to read Phil Taylor's column on Tyler Summitt (POINT AFTER, Oct. 11). His mother, Tennessee Hall of Fame coach Pat Summitt, is the class of college basketball. She is a proven winner and the best possible role model. We in Tennessee have loved Tyler from the moment his mom, in labor and returning home from a recruiting trip in Macungie, Pa., in 1990, told the pilots of her plane not to stop, because her child had to be born in Tennessee. He has been at his mother's side every season since. I think Tyler will be a great coach and inspire in his players the love and loyalty his mom has inspired in hers.
Doris Stickley, Bristol, Tenn.
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