Found December 04, 2012 on The Last Angry Fan:
What is this salty discharge leaking from my eye sockets? Just when you think the children of today are a total write-off and the future is doomed, along comes a great kid like Justin Kievit, the able-bodied wrestler you saw in the video above. During a Brentwood, Tennessee middle school wrestling competition between Freedom Middle School and Sunset Middle School, Sunset wrestler Jared Stevens, who suffers from cerebral palsy, was laid on the mat for his first ever wrestling match. His opponent was Kievit, who, in a tremendous display of sportsmanship and goodwill, assisted Stevens by wrapping the boy’s arm around his own neck and putting Jared in a position to pin him. It’s easily one of the most moving, poignant, touching scenes in sports you will ever see, especially for those of us who have children with special needs. From The Tennessean… At 13, Jared is physically equivalent to a 6 month old, his dad said. Intellectually, he’s very close to his age level. And socially, he hits...
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