Chris Johnson — that’s @C_Johnson28 — is one professional athlete who has embraced the world of social media and Twitter. When teammate Jason Heyward had to remain in New York last month after suffering a fractured jaw, Johnson was one of many Braves to post get-well wishes. Johnson even tweeted a picture of an empty seat on the team charter with the post: “Missing my boy @JasonHeyward on this flight. Everyone pray he is alright and back soon please.” Johnson recalls how he became part of the social-media trend.
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