It is no secret that Kentucky fans have no issue becoming fans of players, even in the one-and-done era. For one family, becoming a fan of De’Aaron Fox was about more than basketball. SEC Country’s Kyle Tucker tells the story of Seth Barnett, a former classmate of Fox in high school who passed away last spring. Barnett was born in Eastern Kentucky, before his family moved to the Houston area when he was a child. He was born with cerebral palsy and was confined to a wheelchair. His relationship with Fox is something that his family will always cherish.
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