Jake Tobin’s Act of Kindness Makes National News

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CAZENOVIA, NY As was first reported on the Cazenovia CSD Facebook page by Cazenovia High School Office Assistant, Mrs. Amy Haube, the story of Jake Tobin deciding to put his best possible race time aside to assist another runner with visual impairments back up after slipping near the finish line, has now made local and national news.  Thank you to Karen Kraus Wylie for her pictures and communication with our school about the moment at the Auburn Invitational held on October 13, 2018 at Auburn H.S. Please enjoy the following news links to this story about the sportsmanship and kindness displayed by Jake Tobin that has resonated with so many. NY Times: https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2018/10/17/us/ap-us-runner-helps-blind-competitor.html Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/runner-praised-for-helping-legally-blind-competitor-who-fell/2018/10/17/9647fd78-d212-11e8-a4db-184311d27129_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.9341c63b773c CNYCentral: https://cnycentral.com/news/local/cazenovia-cross-country-runner-stops-race-to-help-competitor-with-visual-impairment  Syracuse.com: https://www.syracuse.com/schools/index.ssf/2018/10/cazenovia_hs_runner_comes_to_aid_of_visually_impaired_competitor_when_he_falls_d.html Cazenovia Republican, Jason Emerson (editor): https://www.eaglenewsonline.com/news/sports/high-school/2018/10/17/caz-runner-helps-fallen-opponent-action-going-viral-after-facebook-post/ The story about Jake Tobin will be featured tonight (October 17, 2018) on local CNY Central 3 & 5 (Syracuse) News after 5:00 p.m.

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