SLO family's emotional feature on 'The View' — and surprise visit from Kobe Bryant
Former NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant surprised a San Luis Obispo family during their segment on ABC's "The View" on Wednesday morning.
The Thompson family, which has been raising money for SLO County children with illnesses and disabilities, was featured on the morning talk show in New York City to share the story of their fundraiser for Jack's Helping Hand.
Bryson Thompson, 6, has epilepsy, and Jack's Helping Hand, a nonprofit organization, helped provide the family with a protective helmet for when Bryson has seizures.
Bryon and his older brother, Brock, recorded a video asking professional athletes to autograph jerseys, helmets and other memorabilia, which will be auctioned off online, with all of the proceeds benefiting Jack's Helping Hand.