Class act. Danny Amendola recently signed with the New England Patriots as a wide receiver.

Mr. Amendola is also involved in a program that helps children in need: Danny Amendola’s “Catches for Kids.”

That tweet was retweeted 15,932 times (and counting) and has been made a favorite 5,700 times. Earlier, he posted prayers for Boston.

Twitter users applaud the New England Patriot.

Indeed. Well done, Mr. Amendola. Even at times of great darkness, the light of human kindness shines through.


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