Originally posted on Inside the Bears  |  Last updated 1/29/12
In December, Bears linebacker J.T. Thomas and his fellow rookies brightened up the spirits of Chicago-area youth at an annual holiday party at Soldier Field. But something unexpected happened to him when he bumped into Anthony Grandberry and his mother, Tonya Harris. “He was so excited to see me. Here I am, Bears rookie, who was on [injured reserve],” said Thomas, who missed the season with a back injury. “But he made me feel special.” Thomas wanted to reciprocate. At the end of their conversation, he asked Harris if he could visit them for Christmas. “I almost fell out and …
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