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A tribute to a father's legacy

Isaiah Nacua

Two brothers each received a scholarship offer on Tuesday from Coach Mendenhall. The two offers fulfill a lifelong desire of a father who sacrificed more than most men for the sake of his sons' future.

Lionel Nacua came to the mainland of America years ago, and with his wife Penina, raised a large family of seven children in the city of Las Vegas. "I'm Samoan but my husband Lionel was like a mutt," said Penina, laughing affectionately as she talked about her husband that recently passed away. "He was born and raised on the big island and is a mix of Portuguese, Hawaiian, Filipino and German... Recommended Stories