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January 05, 2014

I was the other 42

A very special friend of the Jackie Robinson Family YMCA, Jerry Coleman, the legendary broadcaster for the San Diego Padres often called himself "the other number 42" for the New York Yankees when Jackie Robinson wore number 42 for the Brooklyn Dodgers. It was in January of 1997 when the San Diego Padres built t ...more

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December 05, 2013

Soul and Inspiration - Nelson Mandela

He lived as 'A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.'~Jackie RobinsonThe Jackie Robinson Family YMCA joins a mourning global community after the transition of Nelson Mandela. There can be no greater loss than that of a loved one. The impact "Madiba" had on his nation and the world might have m ...more

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November 10, 2013

Pray, then give...

It's times like these you learn to live again. It's times like these you give and give again. It's times like these you learn to love again. It's times like these time and time again. From It's Time's Like These ~Foo Fighters 17% (24,976) of San Diego County's Filipino population (146,618) live in the service area zip co ...more

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