We Are Marshall

Topics: We Are Marshall, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia Pages: 1 (645 words) Published: December 17, 2013
Austen Rempe
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Have y’all ever wondered how a college football team could change after their team lost friends and family in a plane crash? The movie “We Are Marshall” claims to be a true story and is about the 1970­1971 Marshall University football team suffering a plane crash on the way back from a road game.  I think “We Are Marshall” should be considered nonfiction because a lot of the events that happened in the movie actually happened in real life.

The Marshall University football team was in a plane crash on November 14, 1970
(Anderson).  Also the board meeting that was held in the movie to decide whether they should continue the football program did not actually happen.  The crowd of Marshall University students, faculty, and fans outside of the building where the meeting was held did...

Cited: N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Oct. 2013.
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