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Patriot Brandon Lloyd opens playbook on life in Lowell High visit
By Pete McQuaid, cialis okay for women pmcquaid@lowellsun.com


All six of Brandon Lloyd's siblings have college degrees. Cialis okay for women And he would have had one too -- if he didn't leave school early to play in the National Football League.

"I never saw sports as my future, cialis okay for women" Lloyd told a room of Lowell High School students. Cialis okay for women "I looked at it as a means to an end. Cialis okay for women I knew I wanted a major institutional degree in broadcast journalism."

It was this drive for success that the Patriots wide receiver stressed in his visit to Lowell High on Tuesday morning. Cialis okay for women Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union, cialis okay for women along with the National Financial Educators Council, cialis okay for women sponsored Lloyd's visit as part of its MoneyStrong program, cialis okay for women which educates teens to be financially responsible through talks, cialis okay for women workshops and first-loan programs.

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Members of Jeanne D'Arc's financial-education department put on a presentation for about 100 Lowell High seniors, cialis okay for women covering everything from the mysterious fine print of credit-card agreements to the financial implications of choosing the right college. Cialis okay for women The students watched video clips of celebrities such as John Salley, cialis okay for women Christian Hosoi and Wilmer Valderrama, cialis okay for women each of whom talked about the tough path he faced in achieving his dream.

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"Once you view money as something that requires labor, cialis okay for women youhave more respect for it, cialis okay for women" said Lloyd.

Wanting to get a degree just like the rest of his family, cialis okay for women each of whom was able to afford college through academic scholarships, cialis okay for women athletic scholarships or even enlistment in the Air Force, cialis okay for women Lloyd parlayed his considerable athletic ability (and dinner-plate-sized hands) into a football scholarship at the University of Illinois.

"When you have that discipline and focus, cialis okay for women that's what helps you stay on course with all the distractions that high school and college throw you, cialis okay for women" said Lloyd.

Lloyd took a tour of Lowell High when he arrived at about 9 a.m. Cialis okay for women After the presentation, cialis okay for women he sat in on a business class and ate lunch in the school restaurant. Cialis okay for women Though he encountered many Patriots fans, cialis okay for women Lloyd feels like his life lessons are universal and that as long as somebody learns a thing or two, cialis okay for women he's happy.

"I think that it doesn't matter how much money that (the students) will have in their future, cialis okay for women because each of them, cialis okay for women in some way, cialis okay for women will have money in their future, cialis okay for women" said Lloyd. Cialis okay for women "But all it takes is one kid. Cialis okay for women I come from a family of educators, cialis okay for women and one thing my dad would always say is that he'd teach all these years for one student to get something out of it."

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