Athletes who have overcome homelessness

Tonight is the start of the Sweet 16 in the Men's NCAA Basketball tournament. Two members of teams playing in the Midwest Regional in Kansas City have overcome homelessness to play important roles on their teams.

They aren't the only ones. You can find formerly homeless athletes in all sports. Here's a look at some athletes who have beat the odds to become successful.

 

This is an earlier post that details Caleb Swanigan's story of homelessness and success.

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