It’s nice to get a glimpse of players’ life sometimes off the field and see how normal they actually are. That’s often in stark contrast to their professional lives on the field, ice or court where we put them on a high pedestal and sometimes see them as otherworldly.
Take a read through the story in the link provided and see what stars wrote to their mothers like Harper who recalled, “Every morning before school my lunch was waiting with the symbols for “I love you”.”
There are also old photos to go with the letters written by athletes such as race car driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson.
Some of these letters might just bring a tear to your eye.