“everybody in that huddle knew what was the right thing to do”

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    Superior football team?s selfless act earns accolades | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

    No I didn't cry. I really did have something in my eye. (see: how fucking manly I am)

    Wow, that's a lot of class from all involved. Then again, on the flip side and in that ubiquitous other hand... if I were that special needs kid, I might be thinking "damn, I'm awesome" and "dude, I should have been given way more playing time" and suchlike. :lol:

    On edit:

    It's worth checking out the whole article and it's not long.
     
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    My favorite of these was the one (can't remember where) where a kid with Downs caught a ball, and the defense allowed him to go about 50 yards for the score. After his players had mugged him in the end zone, congratulating and thanking him, the defense circled around him, did the same thing, and then the DEFENSE carried him off the field back to his own sideline.

    Football, when it is played by amateurs under the right coaches, can be a lot more than just a game.
     
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    Sorta like how we elected our last president
     
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    Pretty cool...but I can't get the video to play.
     
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    I had to start and stop it a couple of times to get it to run.
     
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    I got it to work on another site.

    It's a really weird coincidence...just like Ragnar, I got something in my eye that caused it to tear while I was watching the replay.
     
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    Didn't this happen some time ago?... This sounds familiar to me, but from like 2 or 3 years ago...

    :)

    peace...
     
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    Possible. This story was published yesterday but it's the kind of thing that does happen from time to time in sportsland.

    Way better than the all to common stories of some mad parent smacking around an umpire or coach or God forbid some kid.
     
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    Saw this on TYT last night.. Awesome story!
     
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