Miami Heat players Mario Chalmers, left, and Michael Beasley pose with their super fan Michael Douglas. They met before a game at the Sprint Center in October 2009.
Former Kansas University basketball player Julian Wright poses with Michael Douglas, of Wellsville. Wright, who plays for the New Orleans Hornets, took time to meet Michael during his game against the Miami Heat at the Sprint Center in October 2009.
Michael Douglas poses with Kansas City Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt after Kansas City's game against the Dallas Cowboy in October 2009.
Mario Chalmers receives a thank-you card from Michael Douglas, of Wellsville, and his family. Pictured are Michael and his dad, Michael, and older sister, Mikayla, The family was treated to trip to see the Miami Heat play in March 2009. Little Michael has a rare lung disease that requires him to be on oxygen at all times.
Michael Douglas shoots hoops with players from the Miami Heat last spring during the 12th annual Miami Heat Family Fun Festival. The event was a benefit for charities, including the Holtz Children’s Hospital.
Michael Douglas takes a break from shooting hoops with Miami Heat player Dwayne Wade. Michael and his family were treated to a trip to Miami in March 2009. The two were at the 12th annual Miami Heat Family Fun Festival. The three-hour event was a benefit for charities, including the Holtz Children’s Hospital.
Michael Douglas meets Miami Heat player Mario Chalmers, former Kansas University player, during a trip to Miami in March 2009. Chalmers gave Michael a pair of game-worn shoes that he autographed on each toe.
Miami Heat's Michael Beasley gives 11-year-old Michael Douglas, of Wellsville, an autograph before Miami's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Jan. 16 in Oklahoma City.
Wellsville resident Michael Douglas, 11, is pictured with Nick Collison, a former Kansas University player, who is a member of Oklahoma City Thunder. Michael attended the Jan. 16 game between the Thunder and Miami Heat in Oklahoma City. The Thunder won 98-80.
Miami Heat player Mario Chalmers, a former Kansas University player, poses for a picture with Michael Douglas of Wellsville. Michael attended Miami Heat's Jan. 16 game in Oklahoma City against the Thunder.
Kansas star Steve Woodberry drives for a shot against Indiana.
Kansas University’s Jacque Vaughn (11) defends an Indiana player. Vaughn later hit the game-winning shot, a guarded three-pointer, in KU’s 86-83 overtime victory over the Hoosiers on Dec. 22, 1993.
A woman passes an estimated 100 snowmen Tuesday in central Moscow. The snowmen are part of an annual installation that advertises a show and is built in a different part of Moscow each year.
Feltman, a veteran of the Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s emergency room, poses with young Haitians.
Rob and Christina Messineo enjoy the city’s Christmas Parade. They are the parents of Kimberly and Robbie Messineo. Sister-in-law Cheryl Morris, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
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