Do Right Men 2008: Tommie-Harris

HOME BASE: Durnee, Illinois PROFESSION: Chicago Bears defensive tackle DOING RIGHT: Tommie created Tommie Harris Fitness Center for the youth in his hometown, Killeen, Texas. “It’s imperative that everyone gives back because kids need direction,” he says. “You can’t just tell a kid to stay off the streets. You have to give them another option.” Harris is also a national spokesperson for Prevent Child Abuse America, and has helped raise over $250,000 for the program.
ESSENCE.COM Aug, 28, 2008

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HOME BASE: Durnee, Illinois
PROFESSION: Chicago Bears defensive tackle
DOING RIGHT: Tommie created Tommie Harris Fitness Center for the youth in his hometown, Killeen, Texas. “It’s imperative that everyone gives back because kids need direction,” he says. “You can’t just tell a kid to stay off the streets. You have to give them another option.” Harris is also a national spokesperson for Prevent Child Abuse America, and has helped raise over $250,000 for the program.

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HOME BASE: Durnee, Illinois
PROFESSION: Chicago Bears defensive tackle
DOING RIGHT: Tommie created Tommie Harris Fitness Center for the youth in his hometown, Killeen, Texas. “It’s imperative that everyone gives back because kids need direction,” he says. “You can’t just tell a kid to stay off the streets. You have to give them another option.” Harris is also a national spokesperson for Prevent Child Abuse America, and has helped raise over $250,000 for the program.

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HOME BASE: Durnee, Illinois
PROFESSION: Chicago Bears defensive tackle
DOING RIGHT: Tommie created Tommie Harris Fitness Center for the youth in his hometown, Killeen, Texas. “It’s imperative that everyone gives back because kids need direction,” he says. “You can’t just tell a kid to stay off the streets. You have to give them another option.” Harris is also a national spokesperson for Prevent Child Abuse America, and has helped raise over $250,000 for the program.