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Wayne Simien fights for a rebound over Nebraska’s John Turek as Jake Muhleisen watches on in this 2005 file photo. Simien has returned to Lawrence to pursue a career in ministry.

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Higher court: Former Jayhawk Wayne Simien turns away from pro career for ministry work

It seems like a plot jumping off the pages of a perfectly epic summer beach read: A professional athlete, tremendously talented, leaves at the height of his career to return to the heartland of his birth intent on helping the next generation.


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