Reggie Lewis grew up in Baltimore, Md., a place known for its violence and drug problems that led to a high crime rate.
"We were just trying to survive," said Muggsy Bogues, who went to the same high school as Lewis.
Though the area was tough, Lewis made the most of his situation. On the basketball court, he had tons of potential.
"Basketball was something that would open up doors for him," his mother, Inez Ritch, said.
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