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Mizzou Globetrotter

Basketball skills launch a global career for MU Professor Mike Cook

A meat tenderizer is one of Mike Cook’s most prized possessions. It’s autographed, not by Jamie Oliver, Wolfgang Puck, or any other famous chef. It bears the names of the Garre family who gave it to Cook nearly five decades ago when he was their son’s basketball coach in Uruguay, where Cook served as a Peace Corps volunteer from 1965-67.…