Good Friday to all of you. I have a short post on this holiday morning, but I think you are going to like it. Gumptown Tiger sent me this earlier in the week and I haven't stopped thinking about it since. With all the bad news we get in the media about college athletes, there are still lots of great kids who do wonderful things. Like I've said before, I'm always amazed at how these kids half my age continue to inspire me.
This story is as heartwarming as they get. It involves Auburn junior offensive lineman Kevin Carroll and his sister, Casey. You see, Casey has Down Syndrome and her family worried that she'd never fulfill her dream of attending her high school prom. That's where Kevin and Auburn tight-end Philip Lutzenkirchen enter the story. Not only did she have a date last weekend, she had two of them and one was a big time college athlete.
Instead of telling the whole story, I'll just let you click on the link here and read for yourself. If this doesn't make you love Auburn and its players, nothing will.