Rachel Castle: Classy tribute

February 5, 2013 

Classy tribute

What a nice tribute to Dean Smith by Rob McLamb (“A prayer for Dean Smith,” Jan. 29).

That is one of the reasons N.C. State is my second favorite team – the fans recognize class and are not too partial to show it.

I was lucky enough to meet Jim Valvano and did not expect to like him but was completely captivated by his wit and charm. Being a Tar Heel fan, people are always surprised to hear that!

Rachel Castle

Hillsborough

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