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Wish kid James serves as Honorary Captain at the Army Football Game

West Point Army Football Honorary Captain
James, a 14 year old from Dutchess County was the Honorary Captain at the Army Football Game at West Point on Saturday, September 14th when they faced Stanford. Read more...

James participated in the coin toss and chatted with the football players and referees as he was introduced as Honorary Team Captain.  James and his family were escorted by volunteer Carla Nappi. Our thanks to West Point for providing these amazing experiences for our wish kids.  

James' wish to meet Guy Fieri was granted in August 2012.

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  • James getting ready to toss the coin to determine who receives the kickoff

  • James shaking hands with one of the Army Football coaches

  • James with Army football captains during the coin toss

  • James with his family at West Point Military Academy

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