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Bears players help girl with heart defect

Updated: May 5, 2009, 1:58 AM ET
By Jerry Bonkowski | ESPNChicago.com

"Shootings, drugs, all the bad stuff. That's what people think a lot about athletes today. You never hear about the good stuff."

Bears defensive end Adewale Ogunleye shook his head and looked slightly disgusted after uttering those words. You can't blame him if he feels that way about some of his troublesome pro athlete brethren.

But Ogunleye and teammate and fellow defensive end Israel Idonije don't fall in the bad athlete category. They recently did something that speaks volumes ...

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