Caregiving: Athletes as caregivers

Via: UPI

'During the years that Ray was accumulating 3,207 career penalty minutes — the sixth highest in NHL history — Ray was also visiting and befriending children with cancer and other diseases at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo. Ray may be able to bench-press Pittsburgh — he's certainly the strongest person I've ever met — but he's also one of the most caring people I've known because he's not afraid of being there for the long haul for someone seriously ill.'