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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Really incredible story about CJGJ here: https://www.nola.com/sports/saints/a...mpression=true Itís not just about being there for the kids, Gardner-Johnson said, but being there with open arms. If his mom could bring kids into the family without her son realizing anything was out ...

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Old 12-25-2019, 08:11 AM   #1
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Nola.com: Saints rookie C.J. Gardner-Johnson providing local foster kids something money can't buy

Really incredible story about CJGJ here:

https://www.nola.com/sports/saints/a...mpression=true

Itís not just about being there for the kids, Gardner-Johnson said, but being there with open arms. If his mom could bring kids into the family without her son realizing anything was out of the ordinary, he could do it the same way.

ďThese girls have been through some really tough situations, obviously,Ē Goldbeck-Chambers said. ďFor somebody to say, ĎYouíre loved, Iíve got your back, I believe in you so you can believe in yourself,í you canít buy that. You really canít.Ē

"When you get into one of these groups, there's only a couple of ways you can get out. One, is death; the other, is mental institutions."
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Old 12-28-2019, 03:29 PM   #2
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Really incredible story about CJGJ here:

https://www.nola.com/sports/saints/a...mpression=true

Itís not just about being there for the kids, Gardner-Johnson said, but being there with open arms. If his mom could bring kids into the family without her son realizing anything was out of the ordinary, he could do it the same way.

ďThese girls have been through some really tough situations, obviously,Ē Goldbeck-Chambers said. ďFor somebody to say, ĎYouíre loved, Iíve got your back, I believe in you so you can believe in yourself,í you canít buy that. You really canít.Ē

This is what its all about!
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Re: Nola.com: Saints rookie C.J. Gardner-Johnson providing local foster kids something money can't buy

Considering his style of play I'm a little surprised by this. I'm glad he chose to help the children....they are the future and we need to make it bright for them.
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Great guy and great story
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