Markley K., it is a beautiful thing to witness the extent that some parents will go to to give their sons all of the advantages they can. I remember the days when I would have been one of those dads. My son did not make it to the big leagues, but he did get a fine journalism education at Northwestern University and spent this year covering the New York Yankees for ESPN. Two of the Yankees late season additions were his Northwestern teammates during the brief period of time he spent with the team.

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Harvey is Living Now Book Awards 2020 Bronze Medalist for his memoir Freaknik Lawyer: A Memoir on the Craft of Resistance. Available at haroldmichaelharvey.com

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