Some People Aim Higher Than Others

Every once in a while, we hear about a young person who digs down deep and shows us that all those negative stereotypes we think we know about young people can be wrong.

Way, way wrong.

My latest column at The Love of Sports is about one such young man.

Ryan Paxson is the 20-year-old son of John Paxson, former NBA star and current GM of the Chicago Bulls. Ryan was the son of privilege, and he knew it. Last year, instead of continuing down that easier path of life, he chose to become a US Marine.

Here is my treatment: Off the Field … With Ryan Paxson.

The original version is on my Essays page: Off the Field with Ryan Paxson, USMC.

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