Jason Pierre-Paul inspired by child with robotic hand
5-year-old throws out first pitch at Orioles game
MIAMI – Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is finding inspiration from a 5-year-old girl with a robotic hand.
Pierre-Paul lost a finger and sustained damage to his hand during a fireworks accident on the 4th of July.
On Monday night, Pierre-Paul posted a picture of 5-year-old Hailey Dawson.
He wrote, "5-year-old Orioles fan with Poland Syndrome S/O to Hailey Dawson throws out the first pitch using her robotic hand. Anything is possible if you just believe in the man above. #Blessing #Hero."
This was only Pierre-Paul's second post since his accident.
The Giants were set to give Pierre-Paul a $60-million contract prior to his accident.
Now, Pierre-Paul will play for the franchise tag $14.8-million for one season.
The Giants do not have a timetable for his return.
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