Kobe Bryant Retweets Kid’s Request and Gets a Whole Class Out of Final Exam

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Kobe Bryant just gave kids at one Indiana high school a nice assist; that’s because Black Mamba just got an entire class out of taking a final exam.

William Pate, a high school senior at Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis, reached out to Bryant via Twitter with a full-court heave: If the Black Mamba would retweet his ask, then the whole class wouldn’t have to take their final exam. Pate even included a photo of him and his teacher shaking on the deal, ESPN reports.


And then something magical happened: Black Mamba—who, as ESPN notes, has 11.5 million followers who tweet him all day—not only saw the tweet but retweeted it.

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