"...After Laue was featured in The New York Times last December, Brother Thomas Scanlan, Manhattan's president, took the article to Rohrssen and asked him to consider recruiting Laue.
Rohrssen said he thought of the former pitcher Jim Abbott, who played 10 seasons in the major leagues despite having no right hand.
'Years later, here I was in a position to help someone achieve their goal of getting a college scholarship and realize their dreams of playing Division I basketball,' Rohrssen said. 'In some way, in doing this, it gives Kevin the opportunity to inspire many others....'" (New York Times, Kevin Laue, One-Handed Player, Earns Division I Basketball Scholarship)
You have to appreciate decisions like this one in which people make a conscious decision to reach-out, take a risk and make a difference.