You can take the child out of Galveston, but you can’t take Galveston out of the child.

The saying is certainly true of island native Mike Evans, whose Super Bowl LV victory was celebrated Friday evening with a colorful parade. And it’s the fact Evans has maintained his love for and a presence in the Galveston community that made the parade — the first sanctioned parade in Galveston since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic — such a joyous occasion.

James LaCombe: 409-683-5242, james.lacombe@galvnews.com or on Twitter @JamesAtGalvNews.

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