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Bo Eason the "Runt": The Ultimate in Goal Setting

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Bo Eason's semi-autobiographical solo show, "Runt of the Litter," The one man play takes its title from a story his ranch-hand father would tell about herding dogs. "To survive," Eason says, "the runt would die unless he worked the hardest." The same drive was instilled in Bo, who wanted to play football like big brother Tony, but was always told he was too small. Bo went on to play defense for the Houston Oilers. Tony was quarterback for the New England Patriots. In the "Runt," Eason plays defensive safety Jack Henry who preps for the biggest game of his life - against a team led by his older brother. The winner goes to the Super Bowl. "I drew up a 20-year plan when I was 9," says Eason. "The play is set in the last hour