Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

A Snapshot of Human Spirit Picture of Heisman Contender and Little Girl Touched Hearts Everywhere

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

A Snapshot of Human Spirit Picture of Heisman Contender and Little Girl Touched Hearts Everywhere

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TCU quarterback and Heisman Trophy contender Trevone Boykin already had left his mark on the college football season by the time he walked on the field Oct. 17 in Ames, Iowa, for a game against Iowa State. By the time he had left it, Boykin had left his mark on more than a few hearts.

While most players barely noticed the 7-year-old girl in the wheelchair on the field before the game's coin toss, Boykin stopped and took the time to speak to Abby Faber. The moment was caught by Fort Worth Star-Telegram photographer Paul Moseley.

The photograph shows Boykin kneeling in front of Abby's wheelchair. While other players had walked by, Boykin stopped and asked, "What's your name?"

She replied, "Abby."

Just a few words. Just one random snap of a camera.

Once people started seeing Moseley's photograph online, it went viral, especially after ESPN's "SportsCenter" posted the shot to its Instagram page Monday night. …

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