Friday, May 16, 2008
Chris Paul’s emotional tribute to a child who passed away before he could get his wish to see the Hornets in person is a testament to the character and compassion of our MVP.
Moreover, the Hornets’ involvement with an organization like A Child’s Wish of Greater New Orleans shows what kind of passion and purpose this franchise exhibits off the court.
When news reports swirl about troubled athletes such as Michael Vick and Ryan Perriloux, it is refreshing to hear more about real heroes like Chris Paul, George Shinn, and the New Orleans Hornets.
This letter from a local fan appeared in the Times-Picayune on May 16, 2008 with the article: “Chris Paul will honor a boy whose wish to see the Hornets went unfulfilled,” Page 1, May 8. To view the original article posting online please visit the Times-Picayune website directly: