Christopher’s big Heart

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Tri County baseball player Christopher Bean continues giving back to his community

A 10-year-old Chris Bean sits in his mom’s car, on the way home from a Chinese restaurant. This is the point when most kids would be buried in an iPad, focused on another world on the way home.

Not Bean, he was observing the world around him as it passed by — that’s when he saw a homeless person on the street corner. He asked his mom, Paula, what homeless folks do in the winter to stay warm.

Sparrow Ionia Hospital recognizes volunteers for decades of service

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