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MUST READ: Pitt's Amara offers Vision of hope

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Darkness blanketed the North Shore just before midnight, but Pitt freshman Patrick Amara and teammates Isaac Bennett and Kevin Weatherspoon walked the streets, looking to spread some light.

Their quest: Find the homeless -- under bridges, in the shadow of Heinz Field, wherever they live -- and bring them food, clothing and sneakers.

Click here to read 'Pitt's Amara offers Vision of hope' by Jerry DiPaola.

At last, Pitt freshman finds a home - Tribune-Review

By Jerry DiPaola

Pitt freshman Patrick Amara was homeless, hungry and forced to live with so many different families that he lost count.

Football might have saved him.

Amara, an all-state safety at West Catholic High in Philadelphia, finally has the structured life he always wanted. He has a scholarship, a schedule of classes for Pitt's summer semester and the hope that one day he will help carry the Panthers to the top of the ACC.

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