Friday, July 7, 2017

The Surprising Connection between Tim Tebow and Aaron Judge

Jewish World Review ^ | 7/6/2017 | Alicia Colon 

At first glance there doesn't seem to be any connection between these two famous American athletes.(snip)
Aaron Judge is a New York Yankee rookie who has created quite a stir leading the league in spectacular home runs. The connection between these two is that both their mothers allowed them to live.
Tebow was born in 1985 and the family moved to the Philippines where they served as Baptist missionaries and built a ministry. Prior to becoming pregnant with Tim, his mother contracted amoebic dysentery and fell into a coma. She discovered she was pregnant while recovering.
Because of the medications used to treat her, the fetus experienced a severe placental abruption. Doctors expected a stillbirth and recommended an abortion. The Tebows decided against it citing their strong faith and on August 14, 1987, she gave birth to Tim in Manila.
Not much is known at this time about Aaron Judge's birth mother but he was adopted the day after his birth by Patty and Wayne Judge, who both worked as teachers.
Aaron was told he was adopted when he was ten years old after asking his parents why he didn't look like them. He also has an older brother, John, who is also adopted. While we know very little about his birth parents, we do know that he is a Christian and frequently tweets about his faith during religious holidays like Christmas and Easter.
This is another connection with Tim Tebow who was very demonstrative about his faith while in the NFL.
While Aaron Judge has been very private about his faith, he has been drawing tons of attention with the power of his bat. He is 6'7", weighs 282 pounds and has hit record-defying home runs which have brought fans to the Yankee games even while they are on
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