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On festive holidays, Ronnie Lippett, one of the hardest-hitting defensive backs in New England Patriots history, eats alone in his room because the sounds of family celebrations disorient and disturb him.

He never leaves his home outside Boston without a small spiral notebook that contains his precise itinerary, floor plans of the buildings he visits, phone numbers, and his favorite Bible passages.

His GPS goes, too. Otherwise, he is likely to get lost and need the police to help guide him home again.

Please read the entire article on the Boston Globe website.