Why Dwyane Wade's Mother Is His Hero
As a boy growing up on Chicago's South Side, Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade says, he remembers sitting on the front porch, praying that his mother, Jolinda Wade, would come home alive. For years, Jolinda battled an addiction to heroin and cocaine, but Dwyane says he never gave up on her. In 2001, Jolinda finally got clean. Watch as Dwyane tells Oprah why he admires his mother's strength and considers her his hero.
Published on July 09, 2012