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Bess spending lockout doing manual labor

Posted on: May 27, 2011 10:41 am
Edited on: May 27, 2011 10:45 am
 
Posted by Josh Katzowitz

When somebody asks you how your job is treating you, I’ve always loved the clichéd response of: Well, it beats digging ditches.

Because 1) well, who in the heck actually is employed in that profession (???) and 2) it reminds me that sitting in my air-conditioned house writing this blog post is not a bad way to earn a living (as opposed to, you know, shoveling dirt by the side of the road in the summer heat).

BessThe answer to my first point is: Dolphins WR Davone Bess, who actually IS digging ditches in Costa Rica while working for Global Volunteers.

"I had an epiphany one night. With all I've been through on and off the field God has put me in a position to be a difference maker and to change lives," Bess told the South Florida Sun Sentinel. "If I can help someone make a difference and impact someone's life I want to do that to the best of my ability."

Bess is trying to impact those lives by digging 200 yards of drainage ditches and laying tile for the residents of Canitas, a small town in the north, as they prepare for the rainy season.

Just like Reggie Bush, who’s kept busy on Twitter during the offseason, it’s nice to see Bess enjoying his lockout vacation. Except Bess is actually doing something worthwhile with his time and not just, um, relaxing by the pool.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
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Since: Jul 6, 2008
Posted on: May 27, 2011 4:02 pm
 

Bess spending lockout doing manual labor

This is very admirable from one who makes millions of dollars. Good for him...



Since: Aug 22, 2008
Posted on: May 27, 2011 3:13 pm
 

Bess spending lockout doing manual labor

Just became a Davone Bess fan.



Since: Apr 21, 2009
Posted on: May 27, 2011 2:39 pm
 

Bess spending lockout doing manual labor

whatever. ray lews is doing his part. crime will rise to levels that batman can't handle if ray ray can't play the foosballs. 



Since: Jul 2, 2009
Posted on: May 27, 2011 1:13 pm
 

Bess spending lockout doing manual labor

Good for you kid.  major props.



Since: Aug 30, 2007
Posted on: May 27, 2011 11:19 am
 

Bess spending lockout doing manual labor

it reminds me that sitting in my air-conditioned house parents air conditioned basement writing this blog post is not a bad way to earn a living (as opposed to, you know, shoveling dirt by the side of the road in the summer heat).

Thats closer to the truth.


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