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The New 98 and on The Legends
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Owner and educator Dr. Chad Laurence is in private family practice at Corrective Chiropractic in Hockessin. After earning his doctorate from Life University of Chiropractic in Marietta, Ga., Dr. Laurence began practicing chiropractic in 2000. ...

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Owner and educator Dr. Chad Laurence is in private family practice at Corrective Chiropractic in Hockessin. After earning his doctorate from Life University of Chiropractic in Marietta, Ga., Dr. Laurence began practicing chiropractic in 2000. Before his chiropractic studies, Dr. Laurence received a BS degree in Microbiology from Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Laurence is one of only two doctors in Delaware who is certified in Chiropractic Biophysics, and is a Distinguished Fellow of the CBP technique. With a focus on chiropractic, structural spinal correction, nutrition, education, specific training, and massage therapy, Dr. Laurence is able to relieve symptoms for individuals suffering with physical problems, including neck and low back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, headaches, arthritis, and intestinal difficulties. His approach is also particularly successful at helping children with chronic ear infections, asthma, allergies, ADD/ADHD, bed-wetting issues, colic and immune system disorders. Dr. Laurence is an experienced presenter who has been invited to speak in a variety of venues. He has published articles in regional health publications and area newspapers. Dr. Laurence and Corrective Chiropractic have been voted “Best Chiropractor in Delaware” by readers of several local newspapers. He currently serves on the boards of the Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce, Arthritis Foundation of Delaware, and is a long-standing member of Longwood Rotary. For more information about Dr. Laurence or Chiropractic Biophysics (CBP), call Corrective Chiropractic at (302) 234-1115 or visit www.correctivechiro.net.

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Itís not a secret that Iím a fan of the Michigan Football Legends program because itís forcibly re-introduced these names and these eras into the conversation, especially on the week theyíve been honored.† Iíve also witnessed (and in many cases been a part of) the research and publication of fresh materials on these men as a direct result of the Legends program.†† Thatís a good thing– and this stuff will be available for future generations to see.
Speaking of that you might have noticed Iíve been plugging the commemorative Tom Harmon/Notre Dame game program this week.† Call me a #1000SSS shill, but those who read this site understand that I aggressively support projects like that program because the athletic department invested resources to make this a big day, and again, to gather fresh material on Harmon.† Great stories.†† New interviews.† Digitization of epic footage.† Enhancement of old photos (see the program cover).† Et cetera.
As a fan I think this is a case where a few bucks to grab the program is important.† And Iím assuming a lot of what was produced will end up in Schembechler Hall.
I also understand there are critics.† I felt the Twitter flak when the #11, #87, #21 jerseys were re-introduced and Iím feeling a tad groundswell from those that think the #98 should remain on the shelf.†† You could argue that Michigan should be investing, from time to time, in the fresh research on these guys anyway, without having to put the jerseys #s back on the field.† You could argue that the whole end game with the Legends is to make a buck, whether on retro jerseys or whatever.† I get all that.† But again, I think that weíre talking about these guys and given what were seeing producedóit is worth it.
Another consideration is of course for the living families members.† Most the Legends arenít with us anymore.† Brady alluded to that after the game Saturday when I asked him about the #98.† He said, ďObviously we want to make sure we honor the family..Ē†† Think about guys like Mark Harmon, the actor, 24-time reigning Sexiest man alive and son of the soon-to-be Legend.† When, in Markís lifetime, is his old man going to be honored like this again?†† Not going to happen.
And speaking of family, check this out.† Over the past few years Iíve become pals with Ben (or as many like me refer to him, ďBennieĒ) McCreadyóthe godson of the great #47 Bennie Oosterbaan.† Ben was on the field last year when Jake Ryan took the honor of donning the #47.† Since then he and Bennie have a forged a bit of a relationship and after Saturdayís CMU game they hooked up.† Check out captain Ryan trying on this beauty in the shadow of the Glick:

Jake Ryan 47Photo compliments of Bennie McCready
I donít care who you are, thatís cool.
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