View Full Version : Gavin Floyd - A Good Human Being!

Red Barchetta
11-27-2011, 10:24 AM
Story on the local (Tampa) news this morning about a young man who was born with no legs below his knees. Talked about his struggles growing up and then finding his way at age 19 by achieving goals no one ever thought possible, i.e. climbing Mt. Everest, etc.

Anyway, even with his old prosthetic legs requiring duct tape to keep from falling apart, his health insurance company refused to pay for new prosthetic legs.

Apparently, Gavin and his wife read the story and donated the $$$ necessary to purchase new prosthetic legs for this guy. White Sox got a nice sound byte in the segment and it ended with a shot of the guy playing catch with Gavin.

Nice job! :smile:

Link to story...


11-27-2011, 12:37 PM
That's a great story, thanks.

11-27-2011, 09:09 PM
I love him and his wife. They've always seemed to be very generous people.

11-27-2011, 09:55 PM
Good job Gavin, you da man.

11-28-2011, 01:51 AM
Fantastic story

11-28-2011, 03:18 PM
That's awesome. Good find and thanks for sharing.

11-28-2011, 03:58 PM
Cheers to Gavin.:gulp:


11-28-2011, 04:58 PM
Such a great thing to do.

11-30-2011, 10:57 AM
what a great article....nothing better than making a difference in someone's life....big or small,

11-30-2011, 09:39 PM
Way to go, Gavin! Representing to the fullest!:bandance:

12-01-2011, 10:57 AM
Great story and great job by the Floyd's.

12-01-2011, 01:48 PM
A Co-worker of mine used to live in the same neighborhood as Gavin up in Tampa. He said he always saw him in the off-season taking time to play catch with the neighborhood kids.