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American professional basketball player Dwight Howard began playing with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2012. Prior to that, he was a star with the Orlando Magic.
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He also travels to children's hospitals throughout the United States, inspiring kids to reach for their dreams and has served as National Ambassador for Big Brothers Big Sisters. Additionally, Howard has helped to promote literacy as part of the NBA's "Read To Achieve" program.
Howard has made two guest appearances on the ABC series Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.
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