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Author Topic: More stories like this, please.  (Read 206 times) Average Rating: 0
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« on: February 26, 2013, 04:02:55 PM »

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Mitchell Marcus, team manager for the Coronado High basketball team in El Paso, Texas, has a developmental disability. Because of his lifelong love of the game, the Coronado coach allowed him to suit up and play for a few minutes. But when his teammates tried to help him get a basket, Mitchell missed several times and began to get discouraged. Then, something magic happened. With seconds remaining in the game, Jonathon Montanez, a player for the other team, unprompted, helped Mitchell get a basket, and fulfill a dream.

Link: Get out your handkerchiefs. Opposing player helps disabled athlete fulfill a dream

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« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2013, 04:25:31 PM »


Very nice!!!!
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« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2013, 04:33:57 PM »


Very nice!!!!

Yeah, I love stories like that!  ESPN seems to run similar types of stories pretty regularly--goes to show that not all jocks are all about testosterone and ped's.
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« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2013, 06:13:55 PM »

Great story. Thanks for the link.
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« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2013, 07:26:43 PM »

Wonderful moment. Praise the Lord.
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