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Jermain Defoe: 'bereavement changes you completely. It makes you strong'

16 Jul
2013

The Guardian: The striker has suffered a succession of family losses but, with his mother's help, has set his sights on greater Spurs success.

When Jermain Defoe arrives for breakfast, he has only one thing on his mind. "Seen my mum?" asks the Tottenham Hotspur and England forward. It is 8.30am in St Lucia, the island of his grandparents' birth, and the 30-year-old who enjoys one of the most close-knit mother-son relationships in football would usually have spoken to Sandra St Helen at least once by now. As the family eventually gather, tables are scraped together and a medley of English breakfasts and St Lucian salt fish and plantains piled on to plates.

Newham Recorder: Spurs’ Jermain Defoe gets cooking in East Ham with Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of Food

21 May
2013

Spurs striker Jermain Defoe cooked up a storm with students in East Ham before joining the lucky youngsters for a kick about.

full article: http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/news/spurs_jermain_defoe_gets_cooking_in_east_ham_with_jamie_oliver_s_ministry_of_food_1_2203666

METRO: Spurs’ Jermain Defoe teaches east London children to make omelettes

20 May
2013

Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe took a break from his side’s preparations for Sunday’s Champions League qualification showdown – by teaching local schoolchildren how to make omlettes.

The demonstration by Defoe was part of a Food Revolution Day organised by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, aimed at educating local children in healthy eating.

The Sun: Help make sick kids’ dreams come true with Rays Of Sunshine

08 May
2013

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By JERMAIN DEFOE

Over the next 18 months, England players will make sick children’s wishes come true in support of the England Footballers Foundation’s chosen charity partners, Rays Of Sunshine. See englandfootballersfoundation.com.

"MANY of the players have children and we know this charity does amazing work.

Personally, I can only imagine what it is like for parents who have children suffering with a serious illness.

We feel we are in a very privileged position, we are blessed in life. Every day I wake up grateful for what I have.

Read more: http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/features/4872431/Help-make-sick-kids-dreams-come-true-with-Rays-Of-Sunshine.html#ixzz2Sk2aKL7W

Defoe joins family, friends and politicians in attending memorial service for Stephen Lawrence

22 Apr
2013

Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe attended a memorial service for Stephen Lawrence at St Martin in the Fields Church on the 20th anniversary of the teenagers’ murder.

Lawrence was a black A-level student who was stabbed to death at a bus in 1993 by a gang of white youths in a racially motivated attack in Eltham, south-east London, on April 22, 1993. Prime Minister David Cameron and Britain's most senior police officer were also among the guests at the memorial service.

Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2313128

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