Former NBA Player Speaks to Ohio County Students

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Former NBA player Chris Herren speaks to students at Triadelphia Middle School in Wheeling on Tuesday as part of The Project Purple, an initiative of The Herren Project, a nonprofit foundation established by Herren that assists individuals and families struggling with addiction. The Project Purple initiative was launched to break the stigma of addiction, bring awareness to the dangers of substance abuse and encourage positive decision making to navigate life’s challenges. He also visited with students at New Martinsville School later in the day.