CHICAGO – Everyone knows Cubs followers could be a nice bunch of parents, however for a gaggle of strangers within the bleachers, yesterday’s NLDS recreation was about extra than simply the win.
Lauren was on the recreation together with her husband and publish this shifting story of the kindness of Cubs followers and what a recreation at Wrigley can do to the spirit.
Lauren begins her submit.
Regardless that the Cubs win was simply superior, this story tops a win anytime in my guide…. An older couple sat subsequent to John and I within the bleachers. They’ve season tickets up behind the plate however after dialog came upon that that is the place their playoff tickets have been.
Anybody who has sat within the bleachers is aware of that even on an excellent day, the bleachers may be robust to navigate.
Because the group started to talk with each other, “as a result of you understand within the bleachers we’re all one massive joyful household,” Lauren says, a set of brother additionally started to chime in.
One lives in Chicago and the opposite lives in San Diego and flew in to hang around together with his brother.
The brother have been additionally very useful to the older couple.
They observed instantly that the older gentleman was having a troublesome time and had helped him down the steps to take a seat of their seats. (Assigned bleacher seats in the course of the play offs, who knew?) … Through the recreation they might assist the older gentleman stand when the gang stood and the one man stayed seated at occasions so this gentleman might see the sport.
The older couple additionally caught Lauren’s eye for his or her compassion.
Through the recreation, this older couple held palms, he patted her knee and she or he helped him stand when there have been thrilling performs. … Concerning the third inning she leaned over to me and stated “he’s going through chemo proper now. We have now accomplished about every thing else we will do and that is the final step.”
At one level the older gentleman leaned over to his spouse and stated ” I simply love this!”
It was very emotional for Lauren and meant quite a bit to her to witness each the couple and the brothers.
On the finish of the sport, these 2 superior guys made positive the older gentleman made it up the steps with no issues.
I gave each of these guys huge hugs and thanked them for his or her generosity! With all of the crap happening on the planet, I felt this was a narrative I needed to inform.
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