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The A Glove of Their Own story is a simple one. It's all about giving and sharing and family and paying it forward. It's about the wholesome family values that we strive for each and every day and remain tested, yet unspoiled, because we simply refuse to let them slip from our grasp.

The book, a children's story, has multiplied into a movement of giving that is being adopted across the nation by players, coaches, organizations, and parents to not only provide giving, but to teach giving.

Metaphorically, A Glove of Their Own is the pebble that is tossed into the middle of a quiet pond and the movement is the ripples that flow out from the submerged stone. Long after the pebble has disappeared from view, the ripples continue to spread from the epicenter. The book is the pebble. The ripples are the movement of giving.

Bob Salomon, the co-creator and driving force behind A Glove of Their Own tossed that rock a year ago when he became involved with three New Jersey mothers who collaborated to write A Glove of Their Own. He is the spirit behind the movement that is capturing the heart of the nation...one glove at a time.


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