My son has been interested in programming computers. I’ve been teaching him some basics the past few nights.
Harmon Killebrew was a baseball Hall of Famer who played primarily for the Minnesota Twins. He is being remembered today not only for his ability to hit a baseball out of the stadium, but as much for his class and his charity work like the Miracle League.
I won’t profess to say Mr. Killebrew was a great man as I never met him, but his reputation is solidified as a person who cared about kids and family.
When I met former NBA basketball player Mark Eaton the other day I heard a message of success.
It would be foolish to think that every celebrity athlete should act in a respectful, positive and dignified manner as Mr. Killebrew and Mr. Eaton.
But what if every kid who idolizes a sports figure saw their hero doing charitable work everyday? Would those kids be more inspired to volunteer?
Maybe. Just maybe.