Sep 01, 2017
•Big Ten Features
The Reason I Play - Part 5 of 5
Melvin takes off for Liberia, a place he has not been since he was 8 years old. He lands and makes the 2 hour drive into the country to visit his mother on her farm. Melvin is finally able to see her and hug her for the first time in 14 years and they spend the next 11 days together. Melvin also visits a few schools and does a radio show to talk about his journey. Finally, his trip is nearing its end and he realizes he has to say goodbye to his mother- again.