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Ben Affleck's upcoming movie The Way Back hits close to home. In the sports drama, Affleck plays Jack Cunningham, an alcoholic, former high school basketball star who reluctantly returns to his alma mater to coach. Affleck's character also deals with the fallout of how addiction ruined his marriage. The parallels weren't lost on the actor or the film's director, Gavin O’Connor.

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