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The Rise (and Fall) of Heroes

your-heroes

Remember your childhood idol? Remember that person you looked up to more than your own parents? And remember how you wished you could grow up to be your hero? I do.

My hero was amazing. At everything. A gifted athlete and an amazing person off the field. My hero had skills and traits I wished I had. A player that seemed to defy what humans can physically accomplish. That player was dominate in a way few were before, and in a way almost none will be after. There was only one person I wanted to grow up to be like.

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