Texas Rangers pitcher Cole Hamels and his wife Heidi Hamels donate $9.4M mansion to charity 0 2137

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Cole Hamels has been with the Texas Rangers since 2015 and before that he was with the Philadelphia Phillies. Somewhere in there him and his wife Heidi purchased a mansion in Missouri, they were going to make it their dream home before the Rangers came calling and the couple moved to Texas. The deal was completed on Friday and news broke yesterday on Twitter that they decided to donate the home to a charity that benefits children, called Camp Barnabas

The home is a 32,000 square foot house sitting on 100 acres of land in Southwest Missouri near Table Rock Lake valued at about $9,418,400.

“Seeing the faces, hearing the laughter, reading the stories of the kids they serve; there is truly nothing like it,” Cole said in a statement about the donation.

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Twitter is exploding with comments on the donation in support of the Hamels’ decision.

All we can say is Cole and Heidi, you both are amazing and we love that you’re both now Texans.

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Video of this Fort Worth Police Department’s New Recruits First Day is Going Viral 0 1069

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Videos of the new Fort Worth PD recruit have racked up 2.52 million views between Facebook and YouTube over the past week. The video shows Chewbacca, the Wookie of Star Wars fame, as a rookie on the police force. With the 8th installment of the Star Wars franchise “The Last Jedi” set to be released next week, the video picks up after the tragic events of Episode 7: The Force Awakens and shows the Fort Worth Police Department rallying around Chewy to help him through this tough time.

This isn’t the FWPD’s first forway into Star Wars parody, last year the department released a video showing a Police Sergeant training a Stormtrooper at a gun range, that video currently has 57,531 views on YouTube and 20 million views on Facebook. The year prior the department released a video where the Sith Lord Darth Vader himself tried applying for a job at the department. All of the Star Wars parody videos so far have been about recruitment to join the Fort Worth police department.