'Remember the Titans' Coach Herman Boone speaks in Abilene


ABILENE, Texas - Famed high school football coach Herman Boone made an appearance on Thursday in Abilene as a guest speaker at the Alliance for Women and Children fall luncheon.

Their annual fundraising luncheon features a motivational speaker, and they chose Boone for his work to unite black and white football players from rival schools at a time when racial tensions ran high in Alexandria, Virginia.

He was portrayed by Academy Award-winning Denzel Washington in the Disney film, "Remember the Titans."

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