Soap operas have influenced the lives of just about everybody, iconic NBA basketball player Shaquille O'Neal included.
The retired sportsman was inducted into the Hall of Fame last week, and during his speech, he recounted his time babysitting his siblings and watching General Hospital. Not surprisingly, like many diehard GH fans, Shaq is a really big fan of Luke and Laura (Anthony Geary and Genie Francis)!
Check out the GH-related part of Shaq's special acceptance speech below then let us know some of your first GH memories.
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