Caleb and Willa King Play the National Anthem

In my inbox this morning, I found the following e-mail from a family/church friend:

Taylor, Caleb, Willa and I drove down to the stadium in the afternoon, picked up back-stage passes and were directed to a dressing room. After a sound check we returned to the dressing room where the children practiced a few more times. Caleb and Willa were escorted onto the court and at 7PM the lights dimmed. They stepped out to the center of the court and played the anthem. I stood at court side with my video camera, taking this 2-minute clip. The announcer said there were 24,000 people at the game. Quite an experience for these two. Quite a proud papa watching them!

Nicely done! Papa’s not the only one proud of these two. :-)

Update. I edited the first sentence to clarify that I didn’t write the quoted e-mail. Caleb and Willa are not my children and I can’t claim any credit. I’m just proud.

Update (2/7/2010). The Blazers provided Art with some professional video of Caleb and Willa playing.

Oh, and the Blazer’s beat Sacramento.

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6 thoughts on “Caleb and Willa King Play the National Anthem”

    1. Caleb and Willa aren't my kids, but I'm proud of them anyway. You're right — they're pretty great!

      I'm not much of a sports fan and I don't have strong feeling either way when it comes to Portland v. Sacramento. Sac's my hometown and I live near Portland.

  1. Thanx for the post Brent! Caleb and Willa had so much fun, and so did the rest of us.

    Before the game, I was asked to sign a waiver form. It was small print legaleze and I’m not exactly sure what it said, but I think my children may now be the property of the National Basketball Association. <grin>

    1. Ho! You probably promised that you wouldn't post video of their performance. ;-D

      And if they're property of the NBA, will the NBA pay for their college tuition? Is there any way I could sign one of those? ;-)

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