Adrian Peterson returns to the field

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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, left, hugs Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton following a 35-10 Panthers win in an NFL football game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013. One of Peterson's sons, a 2-year-old in South Dakota, died Friday after an alleged attack in a child abuse case

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Grief is personal. Grief can't be defined by somebody at home watching on television. Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson returns on Sunday, two days after his 2-year old son died after allegedly being beaten by the boyfriend of the boy's mother. Some people might not understand that. Some might find it confusing that Peterson chooses to play football before his child is buried. But it could be the best thing he does.
Les Carpenter

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