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Chris Henry: Darwin Award Candidate 2009

By Illya Harrell On December - 17 - 2009


Happens every day to thousands of people. It's as much a part of life as living and breathing.

Chris Henry was just one of the many who died on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009. 

And it's safe to say that of those who died on that day, Henry undoubtedly was on the lower end of the character spectrum. 

"Oh, but he had turned his life around."

Ha! Then why was he in the back of a pick-up truck trying to break through the glass to do God only knows what to his fiancée. 

If this article sounds cruel, please stop reading.

What separates Chris Henry from those other thousands who died on Dec. 17, 2009?

Fame? Fortune? Bling, yo? Being a good football player?

I haven't checked all the obits today, but it is safe to say that most of those do.

But, on a human level, he is just another young black man setting a bad example to black kids everywhere. 

Where is all the sentiment for the black grandfather who raised four great kids to respect other people and to do unto others as they would want others do unto them? Then his kids go on to raise their own with the same virtues instilled.

Oh, that's right......

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