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Dunn: Too good to be true

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Former NFL star personifies meaning of ‘role model’
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Leader photo by O.K. DAVIS Former Baton Rouge Catholic High/Florida State/NFL running back Warrick Dunn is known for far more than the impressive statistics and honors he compiled during his career. His Foundation and Homes for the Holidays program has provided homes for 116 single-parent families since beginning in 1997.

NATCHITOCHES — Too good to be true.

That, probably more than anything else in his remarkable young life, sums up Warrick Dunn.
Wherever he has played the game of football, he has always been the “little guy.”
“Even at the age of seven, when you figured surely somebody would be smaller than I am, nope,” he grinned. “I have always been the little one. Elementary school, junior high, high school, NFL.”

Oh, but if only heart could be measured rather than bench presses, 40-yard times and vertical jumps.

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