A very sad story

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A very sad story
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Sat, 03-05-2011 - 11:16pm

The other day a high school basketball player named Wes Leonard collapsed after making a last minute game winning basket and died within a few minutes of cardiac arrest.

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Sun, 03-06-2011 - 2:10pm

How tragic! I can't imagine anything worse than to lose a child. Prayers for his family.

Pam
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Sun, 03-06-2011 - 3:29pm

A girl I grew up with, went to grammar and HS with, is a cardiologist who specializes in this problem.

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Mon, 03-07-2011 - 7:12am
This student was from MI where I am from and now another student from Colorado has passed from the same thing he was a rugby player.
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Mon, 03-07-2011 - 8:28pm

My dad is a basketball fan from back in the day before Lou all Cinder became Careem Al Jabar.

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Mon, 03-07-2011 - 9:03pm

Pistol Packing Pete Maravich, NOT Mariachi.

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Tue, 03-08-2011 - 12:44am

Also (gently, gently):

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Tue, 03-08-2011 - 8:37am

Wes's team played their first game after Wes's passing and won on Monday night.

http://www.wzzm13.com/news/article/156910/2/With-tears-and-cheers-Fennville-wins-for-Wes