Found December 18, 2012 on Bush League Chronicle:
Six-year-old Jack Pinto was among the 18 children killed during the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School last Friday. On Tuesday, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz paid his respects by visiting with Jake's family, friends, and loved ones.Cruz reportedly spent more than three hours in the Pinto's family home, a day after Jack was laid to rest. Jack was buried wearing the No. 80 of Cruz, Jack's favorite player. From New York Post:“Much love to the entire Pinto family. Great people with huge hearts,” Cruz tweeted shortly after leaving the home. “Looking at life through a different lens.”During the course of the visit, dozens of young kids — mostly boys — clad in Giants blue could be seen playing football and running around the lawn at the Pinto house.They left with bags full of Giants memorabilia.The visit was chaperoned by at least five police vehicles and plenty of officers.On Sunday, Cruz dedicated the Giants game against the Atlanta Falcons to the memory Jake by writing loving messages on his cleats and gloves.

Cruz to donate gear to victim's family

Victor Cruz dedicated his performance this week to Sandy Hook shooting victim, Jack Pinto, now he's reaching out to the family. 

Victor Cruz pays tribute to Sandy Hook victim Jack Pinto with cleats (Picture)

Like many other players across the NFL, Victor Cruz played Sunday’s game with an incredibly heavy heart. People all across the nation have felt the impact of the tragic shooting that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. on Friday, and the New York Giants wide receiver was no exception. As you can see from the photo above that he tweeted on Sunday morning...

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Giants' Cruz affected by visiting shooting victim's family

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz said he just wanted to provide a positive voice when he visited the family of a 6-year-old boy killed in the Connecticut school shootings last week, but said the experience changed his view on life. Cruz spent about an hour Tuesday with the family of Jack Pinto, who was to be buried in Cruz's No. 80 jersey. "It was an emotional...

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Cruz visits home of Newtown victim

New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz has visited the home of the 6-year-old Connecticut shooting victim who was buried in a replica Cruz jersey. Jack Pinto was among 20 children shot to death Friday in Newtown. Several elementary school-age children played touch football in the front yard of his family's home Tuesday. Many wore Giants jerseys or Newtown football or wrestling...

Victor Cruz visits Sandy Hook victim’s family

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz wore Jack Pinto’s name on his cleats and dedicated his play to the memory of six-year-old who was one of the many children to lose their life at Sandy Hook elementary last week. Cruz was moved to tears when had learned that Pinto was one of his biggest [...]

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Victor Cruz Details Tribute to Newtown Victim Jack Pinto, Happy to Be ‘Positive Light in Dark Time’ (Video)

Jack Pinto was a huge New York Giants fan who considered wide receiver Victor Cruz his favorite football player. So it was only fitting that Jack, one of the 20 children killed in last week’s horrific school shooting in Connecticut, was laid to rest paying tribute to his favorite player. The 6-year-old was buried in a replica Cruz jersey, something that obviously touched Cruz....

Players offer support to victims' families

NFL players and others reached out to the families of victims in the Newton, Conn., shootings with various gestures and signs of support Tuesday. New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz visited the home of 6-year-old Jack Pinto, who was one of the victims in the school tragedy last Friday. He was buried Monday in a replica jersey of Cruz, his favorite player. Cruz stayed for three...

Chris Johnson Wrote All Names of Newtown, Conn., Victims on Cleats for Monday Night Game Against Jets (Photos)

Chris Johnson is following in Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz‘s footsteps by giving a personal tribute to the Newtown, Conn., victims on his cleats. The Titans’ running back has written all 26 names on his cleats for Tennessee’s Monday Night Football game against the Jets. Cruz wrote the name of Jack Pinto, a six-year-old victim, on his cleats and gloves after he found out...
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