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"He not only wants to provide the same experiences he had as a child, but to also do it in honor of his father who passed away from brain cancer. He started picking up cans two years ago and he wants children to be happy," he says. "Although he is learning disabled, he clearly understands many children with disabilities have a tough path ahead in life. He had so much fun at this camp that he wants all kids to have that too."
djBIG's dad having been Greg's high school principal, he says he always heard stories about Greg. "A couple years ago, I started seeing Greg regularly because he lives in a apartment near a local pub where I set up my DJ equipment on Thursdays," he says. "The game changer for me was when he first told me "I used to collect cans for my spending money to buy candy and gum, but now I am going to save all that money to try and send a kid to camp." I was blown away with his lack of selfishness. In today's world, everyone seems to be about their own self. For a big guy like Greg with all his challenges, to put himself second, simply amazed me."
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