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BLOG: The Day The Music Died For Me

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(Photo by Noren Trotman/ NBAE/ Getty Images)

(Photo by Noren Trotman/ NBAE/ Getty Images)

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Twenty five years ago yesterday is the day I can point to where I lost my innocence.  That’s the day I woke up to find out Len Bias was dead.  I loved Len Bias, I thought he was the best college basketball player in the country.  Ill put it this way, I was going to become a Boston Celtics fan because they drafted him.  I hated  the Celtics.  Always respected Larry Bird and company, but they always beat my beloved Philadelphia 76ers (always was a DR J guy).  Everything changed though on that day.  As a kid you think your heroes are indestructible, Len Bias’ death showed me just the opposite

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