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Kansas Shriner Connects Deeply to the Mission

Kansas Shriner Connects Deeply to the Mission

Kevin met a young boy on his first volunteer trip to Shriners Children's St. Louis. That relationship solidified his continued and dedicated service as a "driver dad".
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The first trip I made to the hospital, I met a young man named Brody, and I found out later that was his 22nd set of casts, and I just cabbaged onto him. I just had to be part of that little boy's life. We sat in the waiting room there at St. Louis and we were rolling a ball back and forth, and he was an active little tyke, and that's the pleasant way I can put him, he's ornery.

That wasn't good enough for him. He got up and started to run away, and it was a Nerf ball, so I just chucked it at him and I hit him and he giggled and he laughed and threw the ball back to me, and so I threw it at him again. And since then, we became friends and it so happened I was on a hospital trip with Mirza two weeks later, and he was there again. Well, now we've got a bond, and now I'm a grandpa and I get goosebumps talking about it. He means so much to me. I've helped him more than... He's helped me, more than I've helped him, let me put it that way.