Something made a difference in my life Essay

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Something made a difference in my life

There are two things in my life that are extremely important to me. One of these things is

sports and the other is helping people. Basketball has been a part of my life for many
years. Helping people has always been important but only recently have I been able to
combine these two together.

Being a Captain on the Varsity Basketball team in my school is very pleasing and puts much
joy in my life. I love to be able to lead my team on to the court for big games and show
them the right way of doing things. I try to set examples on and off the court. One
example off the court is helping out the disabled kids in my school. My team and I put
together a special basketball game for the disabled children in my school. This is only
one of the great ways of helping out . I believe it is very important to help those who
are incapable of playing sports. I can pick up a basketball and play a game at any time I
wish. It hurts me to know that some kids can’t that is why I try my best to make them
feel special and show them that they can play with us too.

At the Jewish Community Center, where I play basketball as well, we have Hanukah parties
for the disabled children. We give gifts out, dance with them and play games too. It
feels great to play with them and show them that they’re not much different then us, we
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