“In my heart, I want to know the thing that even police seemingly do not. Who killed Coach Nell? What happened on that rainy evening? How did a man who spent a lifetime building immunity to gun violence fall victim to this most American contagion? As much as anything else, I want to know why.” USA Today’s Suzette Hackney spent a couple years following Richard Donnell Hamilton and the kids he coached and cared for. “He was the kind of neighborhood hero that you will find in every city in America, if you are willing to see. The kind of person who reaches beyond himself, beyond his family. Who reaches above the expectations the world has for someone like him.” Now she’s covering his murder. This football coach spent years saving his city’s kids from gun violence. Then someone shot him.