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Unlike Shaquille O'Neal, who signed up for a reality show to highlight the obesity problem in children, I've never been much of a caring person. I never volunteered, donated money to causes or adopted starving fly-riddled children from Haiti. Basically , anything that would characterize me as a good-hearted human being I've ignored, but on one occasion, I broke character.