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Monday, May 24, 2010

Best day yet as a PC Volunteer...

You haven't truly lived until you've seen 150 of the world's most overlooked kids get to be the center of someone's world for a few hours.


And let me tell you, on a day like yesterday, you'll never see happier and more excited pro basketball players or kids anywhere in the world.

It was one incredible day!

What's the point of hanging out with pro athletes without a dunk demonstration?

Yes, she's small... but he's still 6'10.
"I heard there are tall people! Where are the giants??" - small child on my recruitment walk through the Roma neighborhood.
Guys getting ready to play a small scrimmage for their many fans.

Group photo... we had more kids coming in and out throughout the 3 hours we were outside! Truly amazing...
We were trying to relocate all the kids for a group photo and it was hard getting everyone in one place. Two of the tallest guys on the team threw their hands in the air and started screaming while they ran across the school yard... every kid followed!
We had kids ranging from age 6 to 16 and 17 years old.
American football... a new concept for most of these kids!
Victors during one of the relays, and their "biggest" fan.

Wiffle ball... also a totally new concept!
Some of the guys on the team. There were 9 guys from US, and 3 Bulgarian basketball players.
Me and my sweet Zina from my kindergarten class!

If this isn't an indication of a job well done... I don't know what more proof you need.

:) :) :) :) :)
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1 comment:

Vic and Suebee said...

Zina is adorable. . . so beautiful, yet she looks as if she carries the world on her shoulders. I'm so glad you're there to love on her!