Houston Rockets' Yao Ming, of China, listens to questions from first graders during a visit to Hunters Creek Elementary School Thursday, May 19, 2011, in Houston. Yao was the guest of first grade ... more 
Houston Rockets' Yao Ming, of China, listens to questions from first graders during a visit to Hunters Creek Elementary School Thursday, May 19, 2011, in Houston. Yao was the guest of first grade student Jackson Loyd. The Loyd family purchased the opportunity to bring Yao to school during the Rockets' 2011 Tux and Tennies Gala benefiting the charities of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Houston and SNAP, Spay-Neuter Assistance Program. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By David J. Phillip
Thu, May 19, 2011 10:59 AM EDT