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Dikembe Mutombo shares his story at the 2013 Beyond Sport Summit

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Uploaded by Henrietta Antwi on 26 Nov 2013 in Philadelphia

Dikembe Mutombo is the Chairman and President of Dikembe Mutombo Foundation, Inc. and a former NBA Center. Listen as he reflects on the challenges of growing up in a Congolese society where opportunities were limited, and how coming to the US provided him with a newfound sense of freedom and opportunity.

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Joseph Ashley posted 2015-09-10 1:07pm

Dikembe Mutombo embodies the realization of a free society. He grew up in a country without those freedoms. Lincoln was one of the first Americans to set about redeeming this country from the oppressive tragedy of slavery and racism. More than 100 years later, we have a long way to go, but we must recognize and honor those who starts us on that path to redemption.

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