Gigi, you are one of the few peo­ple I would leave my baby for: Ser­ena

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Not many moth­ers would want to keep their new­born child away from them, but Amer­i­can ten­nis star and new mom Ser­ena Wil­liams is ready to make an ex­cep­tion for Amer­i­can model, Gigi Ha­did. Wil­liams, 36, who gave birth to daugh­ter Alexis Olympia Oha­nian Jr. on Septem­ber 1, left her lit­tle one for the first time for an overnight awards func­tions — the 2017 Glam­our Women of the Year Awards in New York City — where she pre­sented Ha­did with the Su­per­nova Award. In her first pub­lic ap­pear­ance since child birth Ser­ena said, “Gigi, you are one of the few peo­ple on this planet I’d leave my baby for, for one night. It shows how much you mean to me. And I want you to imag­ine the af­fect you have on the world,” US web­site E! on­line quoted Ser­ena, as say­ing. Cricket legend Sachin Ten­dulkar has showed how sportsper­sons can take so­cial mes­sages to the masses, Srini­vas Prasad, the min­is­ter at In­dia’s UN Mis­sion, told a Gen­eral Assem­bly ses­sion. Ten­dulkar has been in­volved in a cam­paign for per­sonal hy­giene prac­tices among chil­dren and also pro­motes the na­tional “Swachh Bharat” pro­gramme, Prasad said at the ses­sion on Sport for De­vel­op­ment and Peace­build­ing, yes­ter­day. “As the top sport of In­dia which reaches mil­lions of peo­ple in cities, towns and even small vil­lages across the coun­try, cricket and its stars pro­vide a very im­por­tant plat­form for spread­ing so­cial mes­sages. And Sachin truly il­lus­trates this,” said Prasad.

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