Found October 07, 2010 on FanHouse:
by Jim HenrySAINT JUST, Puerto Rico -- A figure, once a household name on this island and an international boxing star, slowly emerged from the small, cramp-cement block house. He clutched his older sister's arm, smiling widely, but mainly incoherent and unsteady, his memory and exceptional skills robbed by brain disease. This is what remains of the quick-jabbing, fast-talking, fun-loving welterweight who won world championships in three separate weight divisions, and was the youngest world champion in boxing history. All Wilfred Benitez wanted was to go home. "He doesn't recognize that this is his house, that he is home," Yvonne Benitez said, warmly glancing toward her younger brother and gently touching his arm as the pair sat on a couch on the front porch. "He asks me, 'Do you know where I live?' I tell him he lives here. Sometimes I will say I am going to take you to your house later, nine or 10 at night. He looks at the clock and starts counting...
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