Originally written on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 6/26/13
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Growing up, many athletes will play through pain because it just comes with the territory of playing sports. How many can remember playing with multiple injuries at a time? For those of you that can honestly say you played a sport with multiple injuries, I salute you.  There have been many moments in sports where a player has inspired a nation by playing hurt. Who can forget when Kirk Gibson came to the plate in the bottom of the ninth of the World Series? Hobbling with two bad legs, Gibson had one of the most heroic home-runs in baseball history.  How about Curt Schilling pitching very well in game six of the ALCS with a torn tendon, which would eventually lead to the bloody sock incident? The list could go on for days, but none can compare to what Bruins Patrice Bergeron played through. The Bruins didn’t salvage their season, there is no game seven, or hoisting of the Cup. Their season ended in “collapse fashion”, but it wasn’t for lack of trying. Throughout most of the postseason...
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