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Cady Lalanne's path to NBA plagued by immigration, other issues

Cady Lalanne's path to NBA plagued by immigration, other issues

Cady Lalanne jumped over the side of a small motorboat and waded through the water toward shore. He was 7 years old and thought that's how people from Haiti moved to the United States. "At the time, I just thought, 'Some people take planes; some people take boats,'" said Lalanne, now 23. It wasn't until he applied for federal student aid his freshman year of college that he learned he was an illegal immigrant. Lalanne spent the next six months stuck in a country he hadn't seen since he was a child, staying in a stranger's house with no electricity and, more importantly, no basketball. Immigration issues were the biggest obstacles, but far from the...

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