New Memoir Recounts Joys of Life in Rural South Carolina

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Coach Harry Fulwood remembers life as ‘A Country Boy from Sumter County, South Carolina’

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Football coach Harry Fulwood shares his life story and the interesting, downright hilarious, very entertaining and sometimes thought-provoking incidences that have occurred to him in his many years. His memoir recounts the life of “A Country Boy from Sumter County, South Carolina” (published by Xlibris), conveying the joys of rural life and the author’s unique upbringing to readers everywhere.

Fulwood portrays how his upbringing and the environment of rural Sumter County, S.C. impacted his life journey, showing readers that while it does not matter how or where a person starts, what matters is how he or she uses their starting point to navigate their existences. This personal account shows readers that no obstacle can hinder determination, that discipline determines destiny, not desire. He emphasizes the importance of this discipline, the need to respect one another – the author includes his experience in the U.S. Army – and also his selfless purpose, his dedication in serving others around him.

“I want readers to take away from my writing that a person should live life to the fullest and carry out their purpose for living,” Fulwood says.

Readers perusing the pages of Fulwood’s book will see the many life lessons “A Country Boy from Sumter County, South Carolina” can offer to the next generation as he infuses his narrative with the strength of character, sincerity and compassion that have characterized own his life.

“A Country Boy from Sumter County, South Carolina”
By Harry Fulwood
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 132 pages | ISBN 9781499075359
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 132 pages | ISBN 9781499075366
E-Book | 132 pages | ISBN 9781499075373
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Harry Lee Fulwood, Sr. was born and raised in Sumter, S.C. to the parents Daniel and Mary Fulwood. He retired as an educator after teaching and coaching for 33 years in Sumter County, Sumter School District, on June 6, 2014. Fulwood has been named teacher of the year once and Coach of the Year twice during his career. Some of his former students have gone on to become doctors, teachers, law enforcement officers, and ministers. Approximately 60 of his middle school players have gone on to play college football on scholarship. Fulwood played four years of college football for Clemson University. He graduated with a degree in Industrial Technology in 1980, the year before Clemson won the National Championship in football.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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