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Special game at Oracle Park for Paradise HS baseball team

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - The San Francisco Giants invited the Paradise High School baseball team to play at Oracle Park on Saturday. 

Many of the players suffered extreme loss and devastation form the deadly Camp Fire in November. 

Students, athletes, and families from Butte County gathered at the ballpark for the special game. 

The idea came from a simple suggestion from a parent reaching out to the Giants. 

About a month and a half later, the Paradise baseball team finally got the chance to play on the Giants' field.

Jennifer Branson was the parent who initiated things. She was moved to tears as she watched her twin boys play. 

"Just an emotional roller coaster," Branson said. "I just ran here to get here on time. I'm just super stoked for them."

There was also support from the opposing team from Corning High School. 

The event was free and fans who attended the game received a "Paradise Strong" T-shirt. 

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