ESPN The Magazine: Free to be himself
Editor's note: This article appears in the February 26 issue of ESPN The Magazine.
I've called John Amaechi a friend for more than five years, and I can tell you
he is brilliant, introspective, complicated, brave, eloquent and generous beyond
words. I can't imagine anyone I've met in sports being as qualified for anything as he
is to be a spokesman for whatever he is passionate about. But I've never heard him
the way I recently did, when the news broke that he is gay a few days before ...
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AMAECHI COMES OUT
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