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Football Player And Childhood Cancer Survivor Gives Back

Emmanuel, who was diagnosed at St. Jude with retinoblastoma, a cancerous tumor of the eye, is living life to the fullest and pursuing his dreams. Emmanuel overcame losing his left eye to play on his high school football team. After graduating from high school in the spring, he was off to college this past fall on a football scholarship in South Dakota. He credits God with helping him on this journey:

“He's guided me through this path for a very long time. I know because of Him, I’m able to play football with one eye. …God sent those caregivers into St. Jude and into my life to help me.”

Check out more on Emmanuel's story, from his diagnosis at 4 years old to his success on the football field, in the video below...

Join us today and tomorrow for our St. Jude Radiothon and help the kids at St. Jude in the fight against cancer -- sunny99.com/listen

Photo: YouTube/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


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