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Old 04-24-2018, 05:43 PM
 
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Very wonderful moment.

For the cynics out there, our media is filled to the brim with nonstop stories of murder, violence, and mayhem, especially those committed by young people. One can never get enough of these types of uplifting stories of what some may consider 'normal' and 'routine,' but in fact is very special.

Social media lights up as basketball players stop game, kneel du - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

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Sisters Lynn Bienvenu and Johannah Stroud of Denham Springs were in the small town in Washington Parish Friday to attend the funeral of their cousin, Velma Kay Crowe.

As the funeral procession passed Franklinton Junior High School, the sisters noticed something that touched their hearts deeply. A group of local teenagers playing a game of pickup basketball saw the procession passing by. What they did next is something they tell WAFB's Scottie Hunter made them swell with a mix of emotions.

The boys stopped their game and dropped to their knees in an impromptu outpouring of support and respect to the family who had lost a loved one. The sisters did not want the moment to pass without allowing others to witness, so they snapped a quick photo and shared it on social media.
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Old 04-24-2018, 06:55 PM
 
Location: southern kansas
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Makes me think there may be hope for us after all. Perhaps we will, someday, evolve past the sordid & sensational events and all the worthless antics of shallow celebrities, and focus our attention on people and things that have real value to our society. The story in your post is a good example of what really deserves recognition. Bless those boys for having it in their hearts to show respect for total strangers.

And thanks for posting this.
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Old 04-25-2018, 08:05 AM
 
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Thank you.... It is good seeing them do this! (Maybe others will follow)
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Old 05-03-2018, 12:20 AM
 
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Awesome
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