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When you grow up with great role models, you turn into one yourself. Will Allen of the Pittsburgh Steelers grew up watching his parents give back to the community however they could. His father would coach his teams and treated every kid on them as if they were his own. When someone needed help, they were there. “I remember watching my father give back and help kids in......

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Kenneth Faried of the Denver Nuggets may only be in his second season, but he has already started to make an impact both on and off the court and is quickly making a name for himself around the NBA.......

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Israel Idonije’s path to the NFL was nothing like the ones you hear about year after year. Born in Lagos, Nigeria, Idonije lived there for four years before his parents moved to Brandon, Manitoba.......

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When Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005 many people did not realize how severe the storm really was. Images were shown on TV and on the Internet, but unless you were there you didn’t have a full......

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When Marwan Hage and his family moved to Montreal from Beirut, Lebanon, in 1990, he was just nine-years-old. He had no expectations of playing professional football and never even played football at......

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Every step taken in life is part of a learning process. Sometimes you walk into unknown territory, not knowing what to expect. Sometimes you might end up in a place you never even knew existed,......

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Every league in the world of professional sports has those iconic figures that the fans from all around the league look up to. They usually portray excellence both on and off the playing field and......

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Ketia Swanier has always been somebody who appreciates everything that she has in front of her. Growing up an only child to two parents who were serving the United States in the Military, Swanier has......

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Over the span of his 12-year NHL career, Chris Nilan was known for his rough and tumble style of hockey and willingness to drop the gloves at any cost to protect a teammate. Compiling over 3,000......

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For a lot of professional athletes, suiting up and playing the game is only one important part of their life. For most, while playing the game is their job, they only see it as a part-time gig and......

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