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Joe Murphy - The Battle Within

From hockey glory to becoming homeless, sleeping under a gas station sign in Canada. The change in Joe Murphy, a Michigan State hockey star to a Detroit Red Wings number one pick in 1986 was a shock to those when they found out this news.
How did he end up from a 15-year NHL career making millions to becoming homeless??
This video I shot and edited for the Detroit Free Press is a short peak into his life.
eseals@freepress.com


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