Crown Heights, NY - Jewish Softball League Pays Tribute To Leiby Kletzky
Crown Heights, NY - In a time of extreme tragedy, New Yorkers are coping by coming together.
The Jewish Softball League in Crown Heights has been meeting up for games every Tuesday and Thursday for the past five years but last was special.
In between games, players of the league and members of the community stepped out onto the field to pay tribute to 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky.
“We just want to show our love for the little boy that you guys lost because we as parents also feel what you feel in the loss,” one woman said. She added that she wanted to “show her children how to love openly and with no regard to color or race.”
People from the stands came down onto the field and the group handed out white and blue balloons before holding a brief moment of silence. The balloons were let up into the night to honor Kletzky.
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