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A Football Video that Will Give You Goosebumps

  • Jim Daly
    Jim Daly is president and chief executive officer of Focus on the Family, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping families thrive.
  • 2013 Apr 10
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April 22, 2011 was an ordinary day for Andy and Bri Hoffman until they found their five-year-old son, Jack, sitting nearly comatose in their kitchen. He was rushed to the hospital and eventually diagnosed with pediatric cancer.

Months of treatment followed along with many tears and sleepless nights.

"It just tipped our life upside down," Andy's father told the USA Today.

But through a series of conversations and connections little Jack was given an opportunity to meet some of his heroes on his favorite football team: the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

And during the annual spring game this year Jack got to suit up and play in the game - and he even scored a touchdown.

Please pray for Jack and his family - and all those currently struggling with a major illness.

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