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I stumbled across an article written today about the death of Chris Henry that just appalled me! The article is titled "Chris Henry Died as he Lived." The goal of the article was basically to cheapen the life of Henry, by stating that it wasn't a surprise that Henry died a violent death.

Henry did make mistakes in life. He was definitely not a saint or that good of a role model, especially during the first few years of his NFL career.

Over the past two years though Henry had been trying to change that perception of himself.

Other articles about Henry paint a completely different picture. They show Henry growing as a person, spending more time practicing with his teammates, spending more time with his fiancé, and most importantly, spending more time with his three kids.

Of course none of those things that I mentioned would be newsworthy.

Another the article that I had a hard time agreeing with was written by Illya Harrell titled, "Chris Henry: Darwin Award Candidate 2009." I'll give him credit it did take guts to write an article like that.

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