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Coming from a small town (Niagara-on-the-Lake, 15,000) I had the assistance of my family and a select group of coaches to assist me in attaining a scholarship to York College in Nebraska. Now with the viewership of my website increasing each month, I have had the opportunity to speak to some parents and give them my recommendation on where they could possibly send their kids to school, and how to prepare for life after baseball. 

However, it’s just not getting that scholarship to play baseball, basketball or football. It’s a chance to get an education. 

For those unfamiliar with the life of Chris Herren, he was one of the most highly recruited guards coming out of Durfee High School in Fall River, Massachusetts. Herren attended Boston College and Fresno State University on his way to being selected in the second round of the 1999 NBA Draft (33rd overall). 

Quite possibly the best player ever to come out of Fall River, gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated and talked about in ESPN and Rolling Stone magazine, Herren should&rsq...

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