Shaffer returns home for short break

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

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Ryan Shaffer (top, center) watches some of his former Decatur Bulldog basketball/track teammates play their final game of 2017 against the Life Way Warriors in the gym at First Baptist Church in Centerton Dec. 29. Joining Shaffer was his sister Cameron (top, right) and friends Bracy Owens (left) and Leng Lee, the old guard.

Ryan Shaffer (top, center) watches some of his former Decatur Bulldog basketball/track teammates play their final game of 2017 against the Life Way Warriors in the gym at First Baptist Church in Centerton Dec. 29. Joining Shaffer was his sister Cameron (top, right) and friends Bracy Owens (left) and Leng Lee, the old guard.
Photo by Mike Eckels

DECATUR -- When Ryan Shaffer walked down the ramp after receiving his high school diploma May 14, 2017, he began a long 1,500-mile journey that started at Peterson Gym in Decatur to Tufts University in Medford, Mass.


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