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'There are wounds inside of me to this day': The moment that forever changed Steve Smith

Almost everyone in the Carolinas knows Steve Smith the "football player." But how many know the man behind the famous No. 89 jersey?

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Almost everyone in the Carolinas knows Steve Smith the “football player.”

But how many know the man behind the famous No. 89 jersey?

The former Carolina Panther recently sat down with NBC Charlotte’s Sarah French to discuss what really drives him on and off the field. From his rough childhood, becoming a father and what he called his defining moment, it’s a Steve Smith you’ve never seen before.