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Yankees honor charitable teen on fifth day of HOPE week

Friday, May 26, 2017 was the final day of Yankees HOPE week, and a day to honor 14-year-old Tyler Cashman. After seeing his mother suffer from chronic pain, Cashman wanted to provide her and those like her, relief. In 2015, as a middle school student at Old Turnpike School in Tewksbury, N.J., he saw a chance to use his position as manager of the girls' basketball team to introduce the issue of chronic pain to the larger community. This entailed collecting money from the crowd at the team games based on how many points were scored, Cashman's "Points for Pain" initiative, was used in order to donate to the U.S. Pain Foundation's Pediatric Pain Warriors Program. (Credit: Yankees on Demand)


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