Theballerlife.com has some more sad news to report…just days following the Whitney Houston tragedy.
About a month ago, we posted an amazing heart-felt love story (here) about former NFL baller Chris Draft, 35, who lost his wife Keasha Rutledge, 38, to lung cancer one month after they were married.
As a result, ESPN caught wind of the tragedy and published an extended version of this amazing love story.
Yesterday, ESPN ran a feature story on NFL star Charles Tillman and his young daughter’s fight to survive a deadly undetected heart muscle disease called Cardiomyopathy.
During the interview, Tillman and his wife Jackie ,discuss the pain and sorrow they endured while having to watch their daughter Tianna use an experimental artificial heart device to live while waiting for a heart transplant.
The parents of the Florida A&M drum major Robert Champion, who allegedly died from a violent hazing, said they intend to sue the university and possibly the school’s recently fired band director Julian White.
According to ABC News, police and former band members say Champion was likely forced to walk through a “gauntlet of fists” during the hazing. He reportedly vomited and said he couldn’t breathe moments before his death.
Check out this emotional and inspiring story on how former NBA star Wayman Tisdale struggled with bone cancer and used music to help him cope during his struggle.
Doctors discovered Tisdale’s bone cancer after he fell down a flight of stairs and broke his leg. After going through several unsuccessful treatments of chemotherapy, Tisdale had part of his right leg amputated because of the bone cancer. Soon after, Tisdale turned to his music for inspiration and motivation.