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Reggie Lewis

Today while roaming the vast Internet wilderness I stumbled upon a nice piece about the Reggie Lewis tragedy over at Loy's Place.  It makes an interesting connection to Larry Bird and asks an important question - why does Len Bias' death seem to overshadow Lewis'? Lewis actually came to prominence in Boston (Northeastern), played for the C's, made the All Star team, and was a team captain. Perhaps it's because people connect Bias to prolonging the careers of the 85-86 Celtics.  Regardless, Reggie Lewis' death was a JFK style moment for me.