Karl Dunbar knows the winner within

The Jets' new D-line coach hasn't let vitiligo stop him from achieving success

Updated: May 18, 2012, 11:20 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- When he was young, Karl Dunbar often gazed into a mirror and tried to imagine what he was supposed to look like. What he saw wasn't really him; it was what he had become.

He struggled with that through his teens, enduring countless stares, cruel nicknames, school fights and too many days in sweltering Louisiana heat when he wore long sleeves and gloves to conceal the sinister disease that was turning his black skin white.

Painful memories.

"What you see ...

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