Warriors’ Harrison Barnes investigates local sports columnist Marcus Thompson’s Oakland roots

It had been years since I’d been to the house where I grew up….And here I was, spitting distance from the porch where I sat and daydreamed. Around the corner from the stage I recited the “I Have a Dream” speech at an assembly. Four houses down from the girl who gave me a kiss on the cheek in exchange for my pack of Mystery Mix Now & Laters. And all because Warriors forward Harrison Barnes cared enough to ask.

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