J.R. Coop builds ‘field of dreams’ for JFK Middle School students, teachers

A Suffolk County dad built a field of dreams for a group of friends, teachers, students and parents who have helped the person he loves

J.R. Coop organized an annual baseball game in his backyard to give back to the students and teachers at Bellmore JFK Middle School in Comsewogue who have helped his daughter.

J.R. Coop organized an annual baseball game in his backyard to give back to the students and teachers at Bellmore JFK Middle School in Comsewogue who have helped his daughter. (6/6/13)

WOODBURY - A Suffolk County dad built a field of dreams for a group of friends, teachers, students and parents who have helped the person he loves most.

J.R. Coop served with the NYPD for 23 years. Now, his main focus is his daughter, Kristen, who suffers from autism.

Coop organized an annual baseball game in his backyard to give back to the students and teachers at JFK Middle School in Comsewogue who have helped his daughter.

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