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UConn Men's Basketball Insider: Caron Butler's Book A Journey From Bottom To Top

UConn Men's Basketball Insider: Caron Butler's Book A Journey From Bottom To Top

Making a remarkable journey is one thing. Reaching the top, then having it in you to go all the way back and relive the bottom, is another.

For former Husky Caron Butler, whose memoir, "Tuff Juice: My Journey From The Streets to the NBA," has gone on sale this week, it was the experience of a lifetime.

"It was extremely, extremely therapeutic, it really was," Butler told The Courant on Thursday in a phone interview. "To go back through all the hard times, when you're going through it, you're in the midst of it, you're not really thinking about it. This gave me a chance to really reflect on all of it, after all these years, and it was hard to believe...

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