"Life is a Game" author
Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise
Jim Copeland (right) talks with his wife Tiffany Copeland (left) at their home in Beaumont on Thursday, April 17, 2008. Jim Copeland, a special education teacher at a federal prison complex in Beaumont, wrote a motivational book based on his life experiences.
Jim Copeland (left) and his family gather at Copeland's home in Beaumont before Copeland's brother deploys to Iraq. Family members include (from left to right) his wife Tiffany; grandmother Mary Cunningham; grandfather Billy Cunningham, Sr.; daughter Trinity Copeland; father Jimmy Copeland, Jr.; mother Sherrie Copeland; and daughter Essence.
Jimmy Copeland, Jr. (left) talks with his son Jim Copeland (III) at Jim's home in Beaumont. Jim Copeland's motivational book is titled "Life is a Game."