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Person of the Year: Dick Kelley

Person of the Year: Dick Kelley

He Educated Student-Athletes For Two Decades. Now, His Fight With ALS Has Made Him An Inspiration.

A little girl runs into the room beaming with joy. She’s just seen a towering star.

“We just saw Ryan Anderson,” she exclaims. “He’s so tall.”

Dick Kelley turns his head, and as Anderson walks through the door followed by fellow Boston College basketball players Lonnie Jackson and John Cain Carney, Kelley lights up brighter than his starstruck niece.

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