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Aaron Hernandez showed exceptional athletic talent from a young age. In high school, he was recruited to play football at the University of Florida, and ultimately he left college early to join the NFL. It seemed like Aaron had everything. He was a millionaire playing for a top NFL team. He was engaged to his high school sweetheart and had a daughter with her, and he was a talented football player with a promising future. But, Aaron’s success abruptly came to an end when he was charged with murder in June 2013.
Join Mike and Gibby as they discuss Aaron Hernandez. He grew up in a home where he experienced physical abuse at the hands of his father. He also claimed that he experienced sexual abuse. Some NFL execs said they would not draft Aaron because they didn't like the people he hung around with. At the time of the murders, he was engaged to his high school sweetheart and had a daughter with her. He was a talented football player with a promising future, so how did he wind up a murderer?
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