After young fan was told to stop cheering at game, Astros players show support.
1. Astros players have done a superb job publicly supporting a young fan who was recently involved in an ugly incident. Now it's time the franchise takes things to another level.
First, the backstory. An 8-year-old named Chloe attended Sunday's game in Houston. Chloe suffers from DMDD—disruptive mood dysregulation disorder. The condition means that Chloe struggles with containing her emotions. Apparently, this became an issue at Sunday's game because one fan sitting near Chloe snapped at her and told her, "ENOUGH!," which obviously left Chloe upset and confused.
8yr old Chloe was cheering at Sunday’s @astros game when a fan sitting in front yelled, “enough!” Chloe’s mom says she has DMDD (Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder) which means she can’t comprehend emotions greater than that of a toddler. Her cheering abruptly stop. Thoughts? pic.twitter.com/auhg4mDKB7— Stephen Morgan FOX 26 (@StephenMorganTV) September 25, 2018
Astros players got wind of the story and took to Twitter to show their support for Chloe.
With Houston clinching the AL West on Tuesday night, this seems like the perfect opportunity for the organization to give this story a happy ending and allow Chloe to throw out the first pitch at an upcoming playoff game. Everyone reading this should hit up the Astros on Twitter and make that request.
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