Monday, August 9, 2010

A compelling human interest story for you

We're crossing sports boundaries here but it seems both appropriate and worthwhile to do so. Here's a superbly written article by Geoff Grammer on an addition to the New Mexico State football squad, someone who took a non-planned route to the Aggie gridiron.

Run at redemption: After five years in prison, former prep star hopes NMSU is stepping stone to the NFL
Geoff Grammer
The New Mexican
August 08, 2010

It just didn't look right.

It wasn't what inmates of the Dade Correctional Institute in Florida City, Fla., normally did.

But 19-year-old Kenny Turner, wearing his customary life-is-good grin, approached an older man in the prison's rec yard and asked for help...
Go here for the remainder.

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