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January 15, 2011 Updates

"We were the type of kids in my neighborhood who played everything --- hockey, golf, basketball, football. We didn't look at hockey like it was a black or white sport," he said. "I loved the game. And being from Michigan, we always had frozen water. "Some people used to laugh at us, man. It's uncommon for black kids playing hockey even today. They look at it as a predominately white sport. We didn't discriminate, as long as the sport was fun." Orlando Sentinel

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