7' 1" Basketball star Isaiah Austin speaks to a group of middle school students at St. Raphael's Catholic School in North Raleigh. Austin, who played for Baylor, was considered an NBA lottery pick until he was diagnosed with Marfan Syndrome a week before the draft. He now give motivational talks about his life situation.
7' 1" Basketball star Isaiah Austin speaks to a group of middle school students at St. Raphael's Catholic School in North Raleigh. Austin, who played for Baylor, was considered an NBA lottery pick until he was diagnosed with Marfan Syndrome a week before the draft. He now give motivational talks about his life situation. cseward@newsobserver.com
7' 1" Basketball star Isaiah Austin speaks to a group of middle school students at St. Raphael's Catholic School in North Raleigh. Austin, who played for Baylor, was considered an NBA lottery pick until he was diagnosed with Marfan Syndrome a week before the draft. He now give motivational talks about his life situation. cseward@newsobserver.com

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