1. This is Kelly Melton. He’s a 7-year-old with leukemia who spends a lot of time in the University of Kentucky Children’s Hospital.
2. This is Nerlens Noel. Kentucky basketball star and likely number one pick in this June’s NBA draft.
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3. This weekend, Kelly was Nerlens’ guest to the Kentucky Derby.
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4. It started with Kelly waking up Nerlens from a nap and telling him “Come on get ready!”
6. But the coolest, sweetest moment came when Noel helped Kelly over some rising water during a rainstorm.
Nicely done, Nerlens. And I’m not just talking about that flat top.
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