When Ethan Guzman noticed a kid in his Washington Heights neighborhood playing basketball with no shoes on, he immediately went into action.
After speaking with the kid he learned that he had just arrived to the United States that day and was used to playing basketball with no shoes on or sandals back home. His father, Emmanuel, captured what happened next in a post that he uploaded to Instagram.
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Quick story @where_is_ethan4 and I drove up to our building and Ethan yelled stop! 🛑 he noticed a kid playing basketball without shoes, so Ethan asked him why he playing without shoes?, “he said I came today and that’s how i play in the Dominican Republic 🇩🇴 all my life with sandals or barefoot 🦶so Ethan’s broken Spanish responded with No! No! aqu No, ran upstairs went a got some new sneakers that was given to him and some new socks to match to give to him and the response was priceless, he ran upstairs full of joy to show his mother 🙏🏽🙏🏽 #whereisethan⁉️ #dominicanpower #babydp #loveyouEthan #Priceless
With dreams to one day go into the NBA, Ethan has already proven that he has the teamwork mentality that it takes to go all the way. Ethan, because of you!