Football star Adrian Peterson calls fan with cancer

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It's a magical moment when you see someone's positive wish come true.  This is the case for Blake Cognata, a 17 year old Fairport High School student who's wish was to receive a call from his inspiration and role model Adrian Peterson.

Blake had to stop playing football and lacrosse because he has cancer.  He has an incredible support team of family and friends.  When Blake had to go to the hospital, his friends starting trying to get in touch with Adrian Peterson through Twitter.  They started tweeting #APCallBlake.

News quickly spread and within 90 minutes, Blake received a phone call from the legendary running back himself!

Blake's mom said that she heard her son say, "Can I ask who's calling? For real? Oh, my gosh, I can't believe you called me.'"

The two chatted for 5 minutes.  Adrian told Blake to never give up and also gave the 17 year old his personal cell phone number and said to call anytime he wanted to talk to someone!

And that's what's good,
Jon

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NFL lineman J.J. Watt "proposes" to young fan

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Six year old Breanna was sad that she could not marry her favorite football player, J.J. Watt because she was not 25 years old yet.



That didn't stop NFL defensive player of the year, J.J. Watt, from making her day!  After her sad/hilarious video went viral, J.J. Watt surprised her by getting down on one knee and giving her a ring pop :)  Oh and he also gave her a nice Jersey.


And that's what's good,
Jon

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From Tragedy to Triumph - Torrey Smith reaches Superbowl victory

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Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith lost his 19-year-old brother earlier this year in a motorcycle accident.

24 hrs later, despite permission by coach Harbaugh to sit out the game, Smith put in one of the NFL’s most
inspirational individual performances. He caught six passes for 127 yards and two touchdowns, and was awarded
the 2012 NFL Never Say Never Moment of the Year. This award represents determination and perseverance, which
Torrey showed all year by helping lead his team to a victory last night in Super Bowl XLVII against the 49ers.

For Torrey, of course nothing can take the pain away of losing a brother, but winning the Super Bowl can give him and his
family a reason to celebrate.

Congratulations to Torrey Smith and the Baltimore Ravens on an outstanding year.

 

Jeremy

- The Good World News

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