How Dungy Changed My Life

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Martin Luther King Jr. spent a lot of time away from his family. Most men or women who accomplish big achievements professionally sacrifice a lot of family time. As far as we know, Dungy's family is not in crisis. Yes, he had a son commit suicide. But it's nearly impossible to pinpoint the cause of suicide, and you can never predict how anyone will react to death. Dungy's situation -- as best we know -- is different from Andy Reid's situation. Reid's sons have drug problems, owned weapons, sold drugs and a judge called the Reid home a "drug emporium." I'm not suggesting that Dungy is a better father than Andy Reid. I have no clue. I'm saying that media scrutiny of Reid and Dungy should be different because on the surface the situations are drastically different.…show more content…
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