Paternal Kin, Photographs

Happy birthday, R.C. Henderson!

Today is my father’s 86th birthday, and I’m grateful to be able to spend it with him. He was a storied high school basketball coach in North Carolina and played the game in high school, college, and the Air Force. Here, as a center on Saint Augustine’s College’s team, he takes a jumper over future Globetrotter Curley Neal.

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4 thoughts on “Happy birthday, R.C. Henderson!

  1. Jesse Wilkins says:

    Played basketball for coach henderson in the 60,s. Been living in Miami fl since 1969. i was thinking about coach henderson and looked up Spaulding high and seen your comments about your father being honored. Glad to see thats all is well. you were just born when I started playing.

  2. Patricia Wiggins says:

    WOW, I am a graduate of the Class’68 at Spaulding High, and one of the teen girls that changed your diaper. 🤪 Was thinking about Coach Henderson just last week. Sure pray that he will continue to do well. Would love to communicate with you more directly.

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