Developmentally Disabled Teen Ends The Season On A High Note

Steve Hartman of CBS reports on a developmentally disabled teen named Mitchell Marcus from Coronado Highschool in Al Paso Texas.

Mitchell, who has always loved basketball is part of the Coronado Highschool basketball team called the ‘Thunderbirds’.  As team manager, Mitchell’s coach Peter Morales, makes no qualms about who is his favorite on the team, calling on Mitchell frequently to help with coaching tips.

“Mitchell has always had a basketball, that is always what he wanted for his birthday.” Said Mitchell’s mom Amy.

As the basketball season came to an end, coach Morales wanted Mitchell to have the chance to play in the last game no matter what the score.

What happened next was a heart warming twist of events, that no one will soon forget.

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