To his sorrow and to the sorrow of his dear ones, he does not get the full appreciation that he rightly deserves in his own country, America.
But the heart of Japan and the soul of Japan compensate.
Japan's love and admiration for him can only be felt and not described.
In Japan, not to know Carl Lewis, the country's fondness-athlete, is nothing short of impossibility!
There they have for Carl Lewis, the king, a very special throne.