Derrick Rose offers to pay for the funeral of a 6 month old girl killed in Chicago

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| March 13th, 2013 | 47,646 Views

On Monday, 6 month old Jonylah Watkins was hit by 5 bullets meant for her father while he was changing her diaper in the front seat of his car.  She sustained wounds in her lung, liver, leg, shoulder and intestine and was pronounced dead the next morning after hours of unsuccessful surgery while her father remains hospitalized from multiple gunshot wounds.

Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose, who has a baby less than a year old, heard about the tragedy that happened in Chicago and offered to pay for the funeral expenses.

If you didn’t have enough positive things to say about Rose, here’s a gesture that put him higher in my books than any crossover, dunk or game winner.

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