"I have perseverance, and a pretty positive outlook," Beebe said. "I can be down 21-0 with four minutes left and I'm going to play til the final whistle. I was in that mode."
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"We can try to convince and cajole, but we are a service organization in that respect," Beebe said. "That doesn't mean you don't have leadership."