Life, near-death and hope for ‘Hoop Dreams’ basketball player and coach Shawn Harrington

Shawn Harrington, who tasted a bit of fame when he played basketball for the Marshall High School basketball team featured in the acclaimed 1994 documentary “Hoop Dreams,” cheated death 20 years later when he was shot by two men in a tragic case of mistaken identity while riding in a car with his daughter.

“I never dream about the shooting,” he says. “That is one of my many blessings.”

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by Rick Kogan
Chicago Tribune
Sept 17, 2018