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Shaya Hits a Home Run

Based on a true story.

Published: November 3, 2009

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Visitor Comments: 22

(22) Black Fedora, July 22, 2015 1:57 AM

It happened @ Darchei

This story happened at Yeshiva Darchei Torah of Far Rockaway. Shaya was in my friend's class. I don't think the father or Shaya had asked to be in the game- as a classmate it was expected. It's no wonder that in a school that teaches and drills into its students how to give each person the proper respect they deserve such a story can occur.

(21) Jeff, May 24, 2014 1:06 AM


I just watched with my eight year old son
Thank You to the father who had the courage to ask the boys and to the boys! If Shaya lives in L.A. Would love to have him play BB for Special Macabees.

(20) ddMichal, December 9, 2012 3:12 PM

it is true

Children like Shaya are sent into this world, so that the others are able becaus of him, to bring more light into the world. When I was young I worked for 2 years with mentally ill people. Then I came to love them and I realized that they all had a pure soul. Today I learned much more. God sends these children into the world, so that the others around them can bring more light into the world. To learn this truth now, makes me speechless. (Today, after more than 50 years later.) Thanks for this story!

(19) Anonymous, October 16, 2012 5:02 PM

now that's winning a game

if someone asks you how can two opposing teams win the game they are playing here is your answer

(18) Shmuel, September 10, 2012 2:00 AM


B"H I cried when I watched it ..realizing Hashems greatness

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