Dempster uses laughs to help others

May, 2, 2011
5/02/11
5:47
PM CT
Spain By Sarah Spain
ESPNChicago.com
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Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster is usually the one making people laugh, thanks to his wild sense of humor. But an unexpected family event in 2009 tested his humor and his heart -- and changed the course of his life.

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Sarah Spain

Contributor, espnW.com
Sarah Spain is a SportsCenter Anchor for Chicago's ESPN1000 and a reporter for ESPNChicago.com. She's a proud Cornell alum and a huge Chicago sports fan. You can follow her on Twitter @SarahSpain.

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