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Former Drug Seller Coaches Kids On Baseball, Life

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After co-founding a famed local band and serving prison time for drug charges, Derrick McCrae believes he has found his passion. For the past 17 years, McCrae has been coaching Little League baseball in one of Washington D.C.'s toughest neighborhoods. Host Michel Martin speaks with McCrae about what he has learned and how he teaches his players to succeed on and off the baseball diamond.
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