Bulls forward and mascot bring smiles to sick kids

1 Taj G & BennyTaj Gibson, Chicago Bulls power forward and Benny the Bull get ready to greet patients at Advocate Children’s Hospital. 2 Benny greets staffThe Bull, in true form, wants to include the hospital staff in the fun. 3Taj’s warm greeting lights up the room and puts a smile on the face of a patient. 4 christopher and ryan 2Christopher and Ryan wait patiently as Taj signs his autograph. 5Benny the Bull gets the crowd pumped up with high fives and T-shirts. 6 willyTaj makes sure even the tiniest patients like Willy get some one-on-one time. 7 juliaBenny the Bull gets Julia in on the action. 8 kathryn 4Taj takes time out to have a heart-to-heart with Kathryn. 9 julianTaj proves he’s just a big kid after all. 10 nicole 2A day that started and ended with plenty of hugs and bright smiles.

Chicago Bulls, power forward, Taj Gibson and mascot Benny the Bull made a special trip to Advocate Children’s Hospital to brighten the day of some of the hospital’s sickest children. Kids and their families enjoyed a number of basketball-themed activities while getting up close and personal with Gibson and Benny. The day started and ended with plenty of smiles and hugs.

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4 Comments

  1. Can't see the pictures!!

  2. Debra Sloma Jordan March 7, 2013 at 11:03 am · Reply

    So good of them to take time out and give back.

  3. I shared this artical on facebook and Benny the Bull picked me up for a picture! Pick me to get the signed joakim noah shirt!!

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