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papz 11-21-2011 08:29 AM

Porter gives back
Port Allen native, Saints DB helps local families

Advocate sportswriter
November 21, 2011

PORT ALLEN — Grover Harrison III remembers what he told Tracy Porter when the New Orleans Saints cornerback signed his first pro contract three years ago.

“Money is a magnifier,” Harrison said he told Porter. “If you’re a bad person, it gives you an opportunity to do a lot of bad things. If you’re a good person, it gives you the opportunity to do more of the good things.”

Harrison was on hand Sunday at D.C.’s Grill as Porter, back home as the Saints enjoyed a bye week, celebrated an early Thanksgiving with needy families from the Port Allen area.

Porter treated the families to a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, reaching out to the community where he began his road to NFL stardom.

“I know what type of upbringing I had — it was tough,” Porter said. “I’m in a position where I can help others, and that’s something that I’m all about doing.”

Full article below.
Porter gives back | Saints | The Advocate

homerj07 11-21-2011 11:21 AM

GOOD JOB!! I love to hear these types of things!!

BringTheWood 11-22-2011 01:12 AM

+1 great effing job Porter. Show everyone you're the right kind of man and that you have character. I hope you get 100% healthy and help us two dat!

strato 11-22-2011 01:23 AM

Great Job!..i know i rag on ya Tracy but i love ya bro and hope as BTW said you stay healthy and help us 2D@!...we need ya man!

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