1993 Photo Contest, People in the News, 1st prize

Steve Dykes

Los Angeles Times

01 January, 1992

American basketball hero Earvin "Magic" Johnson sheds a few tears on the day he retires from the Los Angeles Lakers at the age of 32.

In November 1991, he told the world he was HIV-positive, but he returned to play for his country in the "Dream Team", which took the gold medal at the Barcelona Olympic Games.

About the photographer

Steve Dykes

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