LeBron James Writes Touching Letter to Teen With Muscular Dystrophy

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LeBron James Writes Touching Letter to Teen With Muscular Dystrophy

King James keeps delivering acts of kindness.

Published November 13, 2015

Another good deed from King James.

Upon reading an Indianapolis Star feature about 19-year-old Indiana resident Emanuel Duncan, who is in a wheelchair as a result of his battle with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and named meeting LeBron James as an item on his bucket list, King James reached out to the teen with a touching letter.

James was especially impressed with Duncan's fight and desire to be a football coach. He's currently a student-coach at Lawrence Central High School in Indianapolis.

He didn't stop there, though. James also put together a package for Duncan.

As far as meeting his idol, well, James's Cleveland Cavaliers visit the Indiana Pacers on February 1, so that could potentially take place then.

James's latest gesture of kindness comes after he vowed to pay for full college scholarships for 1,100 Akron kids via his LeBron James Family Foundation and "I Promise" program in August.

Last month, James and First Lady Michelle Obama had 2,500 students at the University of Akron pledge their commitment to education also as part of "I Promise."

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Written by Mark Lelinwalla


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