What were you doing when you were nine years old? Austin Gutwein started a program that has raised more than $1 million to help children in Africa who have lost their parents to AIDS. Talk about stepping up and making good use of your time instead of wasting countless hours playing video games. I recently had a chance to speak with his father, Dan Gutwein, about how Hoops of Hope got started, the amazing success it’s had over the past five years and the book his son Austin is about to release.

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