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ESPN's Heartbreaking Piece About Woodrow Wilson's Sergio Kindle and the Winters

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On Monday, we directed your attention to The Times's tale of Sergio Kindle, the Woodrow Wilson High School grad one day away from playing in The Only College Football Game That Matters. A fellow Woodrow grad and good Friend of Unfair Park also directs our attention to an ESPN piece that aired earlier this week about the Longhorn linebacker and his "inspiration": Will Winters, son of Park and Recreation Department assistant director Willis Winters and wife Jan, who died in March 2005 after a blood clot following a foot operation. Chris Connelly's lengthy piece follows after the jump; I'd recommend taking with you a box of tissues.

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