But let us take a moment to consider this young lady as an MVP:
But perhaps no fan was more committed than Cristina Buttler, a 17-year-old high school senior from Kings Park, N.Y., who said she boarded a 6:30 a.m. train into the city on crutches, her left leg in a boot from a track injury. She was joined by her parents, Walter and Claudia, and her best friend, 17-year-old Melanie Ritter, who also had an injured ankle. The four landed a spot on Broadway right along the parade route.
Wearing a Giants jersey and headband printed with the Giants logo and a camera hanging around her neck, Buttler said she was cold and her leg hurt. But not attending wasn’t an option, she said. “It’s the Giants,” she said. “How could I not come?”