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Immokalee football player finds new family

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Immokalee junior Deadrin Senat, 17, hangs out with teammates after football practice at the high school on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. Senat, whose mother died from a spider bite when he was a freshman, has turned to another family, the football team, to provide an outlet and give support.

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Greg Kahn/Staff Immokalee junior Deadrin Senat, 17, hangs out with teammates after football practice at the high school on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. Senat, whose mother died from a spider bite when he was a freshman, has turned to another family, the football team, to provide an outlet and give support.

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Immokalee junior Deadrin Senat, 17, jokes with teammates in the locker room after football practice at the high school on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. Senat, whose mother died from a spider bite when he was a freshman, has turned to another family, the football team, to provide an outlet and give support.
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Immokalee junior Deadrin Senat, 17, listens to his coach during football practice at the high school on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. The star lineman, who has found a second family in the football team has quickly become a college division I recruit.
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Immokalee junior Deadrin Senat, 17, center, jokes with teammates, juniors Jacky Marcellus, left, Kerby Henry, and freshman Alix Doly, background, as they receive treatment in the athletic trainer's office after football practice at the high school on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. Senat, whose mother died from a spider bite when he was a freshman, has turned to another family, the football team, to provide an outlet and give support.
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Immokalee junior Deadrin Senat, 17, hangs out with teammates after football practice at the high school on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. Senat, whose mother died from a spider bite when he was a freshman, has turned to another family, the football team, to provide an outlet and give support.
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After football practice, Immokalee junior Deadrin Senat, 17, hangs out with teammates before a team Thanksgiving dinner at the high school on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. Senat, whose mother died from a spider bite when he was a freshman, has turned to another family, the football team, to provide an outlet and give support.
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Immokalee junior Deadrin Senat, 17, hangs out with teammates after football practice at the high school on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. Senat, whose mother died from a spider bite when he was a freshman, has turned to another family, the football team, to provide an outlet and give support.
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Immokalee junior Deadrin Senat, 17, watches film on their upcoming opponent during football practice at the high school on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. Senat, whose mother died from a spider bite when he was a freshman, has turned to another family, the football team, to provide an outlet and give support.
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Immokalee junior Deadrin Senat, 17, left, helps teammate Kerby Henry out of the whirlpool in the athletic trainer's office after football practice at the high school on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. Senat, whose mother died from a spider bite when he was a freshman, has turned to another family, the football team, to provide an outlet and give support.
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Immokalee junior Deadrin Senat, 17, huddles with teammates during football practice at the high school on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. Senat, whose mother died from a spider bite when he was a freshman, has turned to another family, the football team, to provide an outlet and give support.
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Immokalee junior Deadrin Senat, 17, huddles with teammates during football practice at the high school on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. Senat, whose mother died from a spider bite when he was a freshman, has turned to another family, the football team, to provide an outlet and give support.
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Immokalee junior Deadrin Senat, 17, right, talks with Quinton Fuller, left, athletic trainer Miguel Rodriguez, center left, and receivers coach Rodelin Anthony, during football practice at the high school on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. Senat, whose mother died from a spider bite when he was a freshman, has turned to another family, the football team, to provide an outlet and give support.
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Immokalee junior Deadrin Senat, 17, watches special teams drills during football practice at the high school on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. Senat, whose mother died from a spider bite when he was a freshman, has turned to another family, the football team, to provide an outlet and give support.
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Immokalee junior Deadrin Senat, 17, left, jokes with other linemen during football practice at the high school on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. Senat, whose mother died from a spider bite when he was a freshman, has turned to another family, the football team, to provide an outlet and give support.
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Immokalee junior Deadrin Senat, 17, and teammates watch special teams play during football practice at the high school on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. Senat, whose mother died from a spider bite when he was a freshman, has turned to another family, the football team, to provide an outlet and give support.
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The motto taped inside Immokalee junior Deadrin Senat's locker.
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Immokalee junior Deadrin Senat, 17, battles offensive linemen during football practice at the high school on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. Senat, whose mother died from a spider bite when he was a freshman, has turned to another family, the football team, to provide an outlet and give support.

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