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Monday, May 16, 2011

Kevin Durant: A positive role model worth knowing about

Whether or not professional athletes should or should not be thought of as role-models for our youth, the reality is those high-profile individuals are often followed and emulated by our kids.

Parents remain the most important role models, of course, but professional athletes can make a difference for the better. One such athlete is NBA star Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder.

The young 22 year-old star presents as a genuinely humble young man, appreciative of his position in life.

Check out the link below to read more:

http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/otl/columns/story?id=6530509

Once you have read the article, you may agree that some athletes are indeed worth following—because of the example they set.