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Former Tigers Al Kaline (L) and Willie Horton throw out the cerimonial first pitch prior to Game One of 2006 World Series between the Detroit Tigers and the St. Louis Cardinals October 21, 2006 at Comerica Park.  (Credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Willie Horton Day To Be Celebrated October 18

For the 10th consecutive year, the state of Michigan will recognize one man’s ability to overcome obstacles and achieve a lifetime of success when “Willie Horton Day” is celebrated on Friday, October 18. Willie is the fourth person in Michigan history to be given a day, with the third being Rosa Parks.

97.1 The Ticket–10/16/2013