Found May 10, 2013 on Baseball Hot Corner:
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Philadelphia Phillies slugger Ryan Howard met with some less fortunate children before a recent home game. One fan imparticular, was a blind boy who presented Howard with  a bracelet to support his cause and requested a home run. Howard not only wore the bracelet during the game but delivered on the home run, dialling long distance just as requested. You could not write a better script if you tried. The post Ryan Howard Hits Home Run For Blind Fan Wearing Bracelet appeared first on Baseball Hot Corner.
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