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    Prince's Junior High Basketball Photo Will Blow Your Mind

    The Purple One is more than just a music genius.

    Prince is a god among men. Even decades after his heyday, he brings otherworldly powers and glamour into our lives. Remember his 2007 Super Bowl halftime show?

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    Or even this year's Grammys?

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    Or even on New Girl?

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    This man knows what it sounds like when doves cry! But there's one thing you may not know about his purpleness:

    He used to ball in junior high!

    Another Prince-related clip from the Strib archives, looking back at his hooping days at Bryant Junior High.

    And apparently he was pretty good!

    From the Strib archives: Chappelle was right.

    It turns out this Dave Chapelle re-enactment was more accurate than we ever knew!

    This proves it: Prince is magic, and we all must bow down.

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