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Old 12-18-2012, 08:45 PM
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New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz has visited the home of the 6-year-old Connecticut shooting victim who was buried in a replica Cruz jersey.

Jack Pinto was among 20 children shot to death Friday in Newtown.

Several elementary school-age children played touch football in the front yard of his family's home Tuesday. Many wore Giants jerseys or Newtown football or wrestling shirts as they laughed, smiled and hugged.

The children and their families left after several hours. Kids carried autographed Giants footballs and jerseys.

About 45 minutes later, Cruz left the home in an SUV and an escort of five police cruisers, sirens blaring. He later tweeted that he has ''much love to the entire Pinto family. Great people with huge hearts.''

Several people leaving the home confirmed Cruz was there.
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:51 PM
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I heard that the child liked Cruz as his favorite. I was wondering if Cruz had heard it. I was thinking "too bad, he could have helped that family heal." If this is true. then he did I would think.

Well done Mr. Cruz.
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:53 PM
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Cruz wore shoes in his last game that said "Jack Pinto - My Hero" on them.

I'm glad he reached out to the family.
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Old 12-18-2012, 09:38 PM
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Wow, props to Cruz man. I love when players reach out to families.
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Old 12-18-2012, 09:41 PM
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More love and respect to Cruz.

Touching story.
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Picture of the shoes he wore during the game.

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Good for Cruz.

Chris Johnson wrote the names of all the kids on his shoes Thursday night. That was a nice gesture.
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That's awesome of Cruz. Well done.

Was just about to mention that Chris Johnson did something similar with the shoes.





One of the victims' families saw their daughters name on the shoe while watching the game, contacted Chris Johnson's manager who then got a call from him:
http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports...ictim/1779779/

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