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Former Houston Texan hosts race for Sickle Cell Trait awareness

More than 300 runners and walkers crossed the finish line in Stude Park on Feb. 23 to educate the public on the dangers of Sickle Cell Trait (SCT). They participated in the 10th annual Darling Dash 10K/5K/1K Race for #SickleCellTrait, presented by UT Physicians and hosted by local nonprofit, As One Foundation (AOF).

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Fans upset after Kobe’s parents barely acknowledged during memorial

It was a somber, star-studded event as celebrities, athletes and other who's who of the nation joined fans in mourning at the Staples Center, also known as "The House that Kobe Built" for a "Celebration of Life" in honor of the late Lakers legend and his 13-year-old daughter, who died together in a tragic helicopter crash.

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Community steps up, pours out love for former Houston Oilers player

By: N.L. Preston   HOUSTON – He thanks the good Lord up above, the community who’s rushed in to help and the reporters who’ve brought his story to light, Bobby Simon has plenty to be thankful for, and he’s expressing it all through a river of “happy” tears. The ex-NFL player is overwhelmed by the

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Kobe Bryant: A life cut short during an amazing ‘second act’

The Earth seemingly stopped rotating on the morning of Jan. 26 as we all learned that retired LA Lakers star, Kobe Bryant, was killed in a helicopter crash. And as updates started to pour in that his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna aka “GiGi,” perished alongside her dad, hearts broke for the Bryant family and the families of the seven other people who were also killed.

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