It wasn’t all bad
▪ Kyle Samejima had an extra-special reason to celebrate Mother’s Day this year. The Twin Cities mother of three earned her diploma from the University of Minnesota this week—and graduating alongside her was her daughter, Sora. Kyle put her college education nishing it now with me.”
▪ Verdun Hayes knows you’re never too old to reach for the sky. The D-Day veteran and great-grandfather from southern England recently became the oldest person in the world to skydive—at the age of 101 years and 38 days. Hayes, who has wanted to try skydiving since he wa0 for the Royal British Legion.
▪ University of San Diego outfielder Chris McCready had just lost his mother, Susan, 59, to ovarian cancer when he stepped up to bat last week. It was the night before her funeral, and the Toreros were down a run against their conference rivals in the ninthwas her showing that she’s still with me, no matter what,” said McCready. ■