A kick out of life

The Jerusalem-born US college placekicker never forgot his dream: to become a doctor and return to the homeland

April 13, 2017 12:40
Amnon Gimpel

The young Amnon Gimpel. (photo credit: REPRODUCED BY COURTESY OF AMNON GIMPEL)


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Football fans in the US South may be familiar with the name Amnon Gimpelevitz, who in the mid-’60s was one of the first to use a more effective approach to kicking field goals.

People in the medical profession know the former star kicker of Louisiana College as Amnon Gimpel, one of the world’s leading experts on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).


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