Manage episode 227508718 series 2431311
Darrell Thompson became a Minnesotan because of an IBM minority recruited push in the 1970's. His dad was recruited and the Thompson family moved to Rochester. Making friends in a new city is hard enough but it can be even harder when nobody looks like you. Sports helped connect his parents to the community. Sports also helped Darrell Thompson connect to his community. Darrell was blessed with some incredible gifts and not only did he use them on the football field but off the field as well. Listen as Darrell Thompson talks about his life on and off the field.
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