Derek Jeter On College Taking pictures … Marlins Will Assist Florida Heal
Derek Jeter is vowing to make use of his expertise taking part in after the 9/11 assaults to assist Florida followers address the bloodbath that left 17 individuals lifeless within the Parkland college taking pictures.
Jeter was in Ft. Lauderdale at a Chamber of Commerce assembly when Evan Golden — a TV producer who graduated from Stoneman Douglas in ’99 — requested for recommendation on dealing with the tragedy.
Jeter and the Yankees — and the game of baseball — are credited with taking part in a giant half in returning a way of normalcy to life following the 2001 assault.
“Sports has that great ability to bring people together. The fan base in New York really rallied around us on September 11th,” Jeter says.
“Those horrific events that happened last week, nothing will change that. We can learn from it. Hopefully over time we find something to cheer for.”
When an viewers member yelled out, “Hopefully the Marlins will do it here” … Jeter’s response?
“We will do our part.”