Originally Posted by SyRyanYang
Didn't he cry to sell his shoes?
No he cried about coming from a violent neighborhood where most young people die early. And how he is doing something positive, not negative with his life. From making it to the NBA to getting endorsement deals he's been blessed to overcome a tough enviroment and be successful. It also hit him how people back where he live will continue to die, struggle and not see 21.
Recently a little baby was gunned down with her father in a gang shootout. This is what Rose was crying for years earlier. The savage mentality of growing up in Chicago. Innocent life lost just getting a diaper changed. Rose made it up out of that to do positive things.