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Sam Acho

Sam Acho, along with many other pro athletes around the city and country, raised $500,000 to buy this liquor store and convert it into a community grocery store. Included in the photo are Bears Quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, White Sox Pitcher Lucas Giolito, Chicago Blackhawks Captain Jonathan Toews, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Acho, and Blackhawks Goalie Malcolm Subban, among others.

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Sam Acho Brings Athletes Together To Build Grocery Store On West Side

Former Chicago Bears linebacker and author Sam Acho brought Chicago athletes and community members together on the West Side. The result? They bought a liquor store to turn it into a community grocery store.

GUEST: Sam Acho, former Chicago Bear linebacker

Cheryl Raye Stout, WBEZ sports contributor

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