OUR LENS | Exceptional work by the St. Petersburg Times staff
Greggory Chandler: Practice makes a perfect reality
Times photos by Carolina Hidalgo
For four years Greggory has pestered Coach Robert Weiner for a chance to try out. For four years, the coach has good-naturedly played along. But as the football season drew to a close in Greggory's last year, Ward sensed it might be time to make the impossible happen.
So he asked Chandler, who asked Greggory's teacher, who asked the coach, and the coach said yes. On the day before Plant's district championship game, Greggory suited up.