The Ike Special


True story of a special needs student from Snohomish High School football team in Washington State who was given a chance to be running back for one play. The opposing team knew exactly what to do, allowing him to score a touchdown while still acting as if they were going to tackle him.


  • Describe the beauty of the situation.
  • How can you be facilitator of a similar joy-giving experience to someone in your community?
  • How did the opposing team's actions demonstrate humility?