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The Life and Legacy of Tommy Mark
Nikki touches on her pain to purpose journey detailed in her new book, “TOMMY’S FIELD: Love, Loss, and the Goal of a Lifetime“.
Maria Shriver’s Sunday Paper
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“Her beautifully written book follows her path as a mother, wife, and endless seeker who takes the anguish of her son’s loss and turns it into a beautiful project of meaning: creating a state-of-the-art public athletic field in honor of her son and the gift of play.”
Alexi Lalas’ State of the Union Podcast
Nikki sits down with Alexi Lalas to talk about ‘Tommy’s Field: Love, loss, and the goal of a lifetime’ and the impact it has had
Alexi Lalas and special guest Nikki Mark discussed her amazing book, Tommy’s Field: Love, Loss, and the Goal of a Lifetime, and the impact of the book across the soccer landscape.
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Second ‘Tommy’s Field’ Opens in West Los Angeles
Today, we opened our 2nd Tommy’s Field in Los Angeles at Vista Del Mar. It was a magical day filled with bubbles, butterflies, soccer, water balloons, friends, family, donors, friendly press, children playing, and even quality time with our Mayor!
Tommy’s Field at Vista Del Mar is dedicated to the spirit of play
In 2018, 12-year-old Tommy Mark passed away in his sleep. The young boy embodied such a profound spirit of play that in his memory, his parents have established Tommy’s Field — new state-of-the-art sports fields meant to brighten the city with that same love of play that Tommy so believed in.
How This Dog Person Learned to Embrace Her Inner Cat
Earlier this year, I went to Egypt with a small group of friends. “Egypt will activate something ancient in you,” I was told by one of them. “You have to go.” Egypt wasn’t exactly on my bucket list, but in the span of one year, three different people had told me I needed to visit the country, so when the opportunity presented itself, I did.
Community Highlights: Meet Nikki Mark of TM23 Foundation
“I want to do something meaningful,” I told him. Until I found my next job, I wanted to give back to the community and build a full-size soccer/multipurpose field with lights in our local Los Angeles public park – one that had a dirt field with holes sitting empty in the middle of it for Tommy’s entire life and at least two decades of mine.”