On the other hand, Mr. Harrison said, boxing "saved" his son from falling in with the wrong crowd and also has kept him in peak physical condition.
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"When I see some of the kids fighting and getting hurt ... I used to say if that was my son, I'd never let him box. The only reason I still condone it is because he's never gotten hurt," Mr. Harrison said.