Kids Banned From Pool Get Disney Trip from Tyler Perry

Kids Banned From Pool Get Disney Trip from Tyler Perry

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disney-castle.jpgHollywood actor and producer Tyler Perry was so disturbed after hearing that 65 Pennsylvania children were refused pool privileges at a swim club that he decided to treat them all to a Disney World vacation.

“He wanted to do something nice for them and let them know that for every negative experience, there are people out there who want them to succeed regardless of the color of their skin,” said Keleigh Thomas, Perry’s publicist.

Mr. Perry is paying for a 3-day holiday in Florida for all the kids from the day care center near Philadelphia, including all transportation, hotel, admissions and food costs.

(Read more in CNN.com)

COMMENTS

  1. Shocking that this type of discrimination is still taking place in 2009. It is so nice to read stories concerning celebrities helping others. Hurray for Mr. Perry putting a happy ending to what started out as such a terrible experience for the children. What a very generous thing for him to do. Wow! paying for transportaion, food and admission! Good caring people are still out there!

  2. Not only does this give these kids a once in a lifetime adventure. It shows them, and the rest of the world, that there are people who won’t standby and tolerate this kind of bull plop. Way to go!