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08/01/10 — Paying it forward: Dave Odom returns home to help Boys & Girls Club

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Paying it forward: Dave Odom returns home to help Boys & Girls Club

By Dennis Hill
Published in News on August 1, 2010 1:50 AM

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Former Goldsboro High player and coach Dave Odom, who coached basketball at Virginia, Wake Forest, East Carolina and South Carolina during his career, talks about his days growing up in Goldsboro

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Dave Odom gives a bit of advice to Dameon Greene during a visit to the Boys & Girls Club on Royall Avenue. The club is renovating its gym and plans to name it after Odom.

Looking back, Dave Odom was not so different from the children he hopes to help now at the Wayne County Boys and Girls Club. "The club taught us to compete and the value of sportsmanship," Odom said. "It also...

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