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This was the year I learned to play tennis.  I was dating a tennis pro, who was a very good teacher.  Sadly, I never got very good.  The lessons stopped when we broke up. *wink* And as much as I enjoyed playing, I never followed up.

This photo was taken at a pro-celebrity tournament in Macon Ga.  Had I been able to serve, my team actually could have placed.

Aside from having some of the best soul food I have ever tasted, this tournament is memorable because I got to hang out with the great Hank Aaron and the great Franco Harris.  In addition, I met the wonderful Shirley Hemphill, Lyle Waggoner, and “My other brother Daryl.”  Forgive me for forgetting the names of the others in the photo.

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Joseph C. Phillips

Joseph C. Phillips was born on January 17, 1962 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Joseph Connor Phillips. He is an actor, known for General Hospital (1994), The Cosby Show (1984) and Strictly Business (1991). He has been married to Nicole since 1994. They have three children.

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