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Like Buffalo Bills survivor Damar Hamlin, a local coaching icon gets second shot at life

Ory Mee had just completed his morning jog — a pleasant 20-minute jaunt through the tree-lined streets of suburban Charlotte, N.C. — and headed upstairs to take a shower. After reaching the second floor of his son Ryan’s duplex, he took three steps toward the bathroom, then collapsed backwards to the floor.

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We’re all hoping Damar Hamlin makes a miraculous recovery

At this point, I could give a rat’s fanny about the rescheduling of this game or playoff implications. At this point, all I care about is the well-being of a 24-year-old man who should have the best years of his life in front of him. Difficult situations like this one provide a stadium-full of perspective. We are reminded this is someone’s son, someone’s brother, someone’s friend — a human being, not just some number on a football depth chart.

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