Friday’s Hot Clicks: Teddy Bridgewater’s Toy Drive Ran Out of Toys, So He Handed Out Cash
Props to Teddy Bridgewater
Teddy Bridgewater comes from the famously rough Miami neighborhood of Liberty City, and he wants to share his success with the people he grew up with. He doesn’t want to make a big deal out of it, though.
Last summer, Bridgewater pulled up on a street in his old neighborhood with a U-Haul truck full of toys to give away to kids. We’re just finding out about it now, though, because Bridgewater didn’t say anything about it until he tweeted some photos this week.
As you can see, the street was just packed with kids getting brand new bikes, remote-controlled cars and other awesome toys from Bridgewater. But you can only pack so many toys on a truck, and so Bridgewater eventually ran out of toys.
Rather than send the kids away empty-handed and disappointed, Bridgewater whipped out his wallet and started handing out cash so the kids could go down to the corner store and at least stock up on candy.
Randy Moss would be proud.
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Yep, Hayes stumbled and somehow managed to direct the puck away from the net.
The Jets ended up losing the game by one goal when St. Louis’s Jaden Schwartz scored the game-winner with just 15 seconds to play.
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