Shame Blankets

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My oldest brother Doug was a professional baseball player who made millions and then lost everything from drug abuse. The abuse became so bad that he ended his own life days before Christmas in 2004. There was a ten-year difference in our ages and my memories of him as a young boy were not of admiration but fear from his frequent volatile outbursts. Prior to his death, he had scammed many family members with money and I watched how his behavior negatively affected those around him. Imagine my surprise when fans from all over the country wrote condolences about the kindness…

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