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Harlem Globetrotters visit Jersey City Medical Center

Marli Vogel Gelfand and Corey Thunder Law
Marli Vogel Gelfand and Corey Thunder Law

The Harlem Globetrotters visited children at Jersey City Medical Center – Barnabas Health on Wednesday, December 10, 2014. Marli Vogel-Gelfand, Director of Children Services stood back and watched in total amazement as Harlem Globetrotter, Corey “Thunder” Law demonstrated ball handling skills to children in the JCMC- Barnabas Health after school children’s programs.

“Thunder” “has been a record-breaking machine in his first year-plus with the Globetrotters. During that time, he has smashed two Guinness World Records®: one for the longest basketball shot – connecting from 109 feet 9 inches, beating the old mark by 5 feet 2 inches; and for the farthest basketball shot made backwards – from 82 feet 2 inches, beating the old mark by exactly 10 feet. In addition to teaching basketball skills he spoke of the importance of education and setting goals. This was the third year the Harlem Globetrotters visited the Jersey City Medical Center.

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