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Memory of Marquise Hill stays strong

Four years after his death, the late defensive lineman has a lasting mark

Updated: May 29, 2011, 9:04 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

"To hear you say, 'Hey, Mom' would be music to my ears."

Those are the first words Sherry Hill wrote in a poem about her son, Marquise, the late New England Patriots defensive lineman. She spoke them through tears on Saturday, the fourth anniversary of Marquise's death.

Memorial Day weekend always brings back painful memories for Sherry because that's when she lost her only child in a Jet Ski accident on Lake Pontchartrain. Marquise Hill was 24 and wasn't wearing a life ...

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