Former NBA player teaches students to understand each other

Damon Bell-Holter, formerly of the Boston Celtics, was in Petersburg last week to empower the students in the Petersburg District by promoting leadership and communication.

Bell-Holter spent three days meeting with students during their physical education classes and lunch periods. On Oct. 25, Bell-Holter held an assembly for the students in fifth through eighth grade. He spoke about a need for the students to reach out to each other to understand what the other is going through and why they do the things they do, before immediately judging them. He used a story about his younger brother to he...


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