ESPN series ‘My Wish’ features two Houston youngsters
Houston Chronicle - over 2 years
Cam Newton made six-year-old George Gring’s dream come true by spending the day with the youngster from Texas. (David T. Foster, III/Charlotte Observer/MCT)
Two Houston youngsters are featured in ESPN’s annual “My Wish” series, in which children facing life-threatening medical issues are paired with athletes through the Make-A-Wish foundation.
The series began Sunday on “SportsCenter” and will continue on the daily newscast this week.
The first episode Sunday featured 6-year-old George Gring, the son of Clayton and Katherine Gring of Houston, who spent a day earlier this spring with his favorite player, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. The child, known to his family as “Mighty George,” was diagnosed last year with lymphoma, underwent surgery and is now in remission.
Monday’s episode, which debuts on the 5 p.m. “SportsCenter,” will feature Jace Andrews of Montgomery, 12, the son of John and Julie Andrews, who joined his favorite player, Dustin Pedroia of the Red Sox, in mid-Ma
Houston Chronicle article