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Isaiah Austin 2 Years After Basketball: 'Part Of Me Is Like That Could Have Been Me'
The former college hoops star reflects on life after a diagnosis of Marfan syndrome forced him out of the game he loves most.
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Austin's new dream is being a role model, not just to Marfan patients, but to people facing any type of adversity. He believes it's his calling, one with a longer, stronger reach than he'd have as an NBA player.
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Days from recognizing his lifelong dream of playing in the NBA, it came to an abrupt end. Austin made the emotional decision to forgo a basketball career. Unfortunately there was no other choice.
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"We knew we wanted to do something that would allow his dream to come true. He's a special young man. And it was very difficult
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In addition to other symptoms, the syndrome can also affect eyesight. Last year, reports USA Today, Austin revealed he's
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