The Mannings insist there was nothing extraordinary about their upbringing, no special formula or secret methodology meted out inside the palatial 19th century Greek Revival home in New Orleans’ historic Garden District.
They prepared well, worked hard and basically lived their lives by the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. “Nothing earth-shattering,” Peyton Manning says. “Pretty simple parental advice.”
The results, though, have set the standard by which all athletic families will be judged.