Thousands turn out to welcome LeBron home

AKRON -- If you've ever questioned the impact one person can have on the world, just take a look at LeBron James.

Just a kid from Akron, Ohio who continues to inspire millions across the world and more importantly right here at home to work hard, dream big, and give back.

King James was officially welcomed home by a sellout crowd at InfoCision Stadium, where nearly 3,000 Akron kids in his Wheels for Education program led the opening procession.

SLIDESHOW: LeBron's Homecoming Celebration

In honor of his humble beginnings in the Boys & Girls Club a small group of children dedicated a special song to the King.

While others including LeBron's high school Coach, the Mayor of Akron, and Cavs GM spoke of LeBron's powerful legacy of giving back to his hometown.

Undoubtedly NBA royalty a powerful highlight video of LeBron's best plays with the wine and gold made the crowd scream.

While a performance from Skylar Grey singing her hit song "Coming Home" captured the moment perfectly.

Then came the moment everyone was waiting for. Along his mother, wife, and children The King himself was both humbled and overwhelmed by the outpouring of love his hometown showed.

A love he hopes to continue giving both on and off the court.


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