LeBron James Writes Emotional Essay Endorsing Hillary Clinton For President


I was sitting on my couch on Sunday night when I got a Yahoo Sports alert informing me that LeBron James is endorsing democratic nominee Hillary Clinton to be our next president.

LeBron James is the biggest sports star in the United States, as well as a passionate Ohioan. With LeBron's endorsement, Hillary Clinton may have just taken a huge step toward securing the battleground state of Ohio, and picked up a few more swing votes to boot.

It seems to be a fairly obvious choice for LeBron when you consider the fact that Hillary is running against Donald Trump. But why exactly is Cleveland's prodigal son endorsing Hillary Clinton for president?

The 31-year-old Akron, Ohio native penned an emotional essay for explaining his decision. Above all, he cited a better future for children in Ohio and beyond.

In his passionate essay, LeBron James explained that his decision to return to Ohio was motivated by two factors: winning an NBA championship for his hometown and helping to ensure a bright future for kids all over the state.

Earlier this year, LeBron James achieved his goal of bringing a title to Cleveland. But the more difficult task may prove to be his second goal.

LeBron made his reasons for endorsing Hillary Clinton clear by writing,

The three-time NBA champion continued,

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LeBron ended his heartfelt essay with a call to action, urging everyone to go out and make their voices heard:

LeBron James is clearly with her. Are you?

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