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GALLERY: Within Reach — Athletes Mentoring Athletes

It's easy to think that superstar athletes have reached the peak of their sports on their natural talent alone. But the same way you might ask for help and advice from friends, family, teachers, or coaches, athletes look for help, too. And some of the biggest names playing today have had some pretty high-profile mentors. 

From Sidney Crosby living in Mario Lemieux's house and Stephen Curry growing up in a home with an NBA pro to LeBron James learning from Coach K and Abby Wambach passing the baton to Alex Morgan, we've rounded up 15 examples of important superstar mentor-mentee relationships in sports.