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Roberto Clemente, Jr.

Athlete / Entrepreneur

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Talking about my dad made me feel a lot better

Roberto was 7 years old when his father died in a plane crash. Roberto felt tremendous guilt for not doing more to stop his father from getting on the plane. Over time, Roberto came to undertand that he was not to blame. He learned to talk about his father, which helped him to deal with the pain. And Roberto focused his energies on sports, which were a great outlet for his energy and emotion.

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