This is such a sad story! A drum major at Florida A&M University died after suffering from respiratory problems following his half-time performance at the Florida Classic Game over the weekend in Orlando, Florida.
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.
Check out this ESPN feature story on how Philadelphia Eagles star DeSean Jackson took time out to help mentor and encourage a 13-year-old bully victim, who happen to be one of his biggest fans.
Nadin Khoury was bullied by seven classmates who videotaped the assault and put it on YouTube. After constant pressure from his mother, Nadin finally found the courage to go to the police and eventually the seven bullies were arrested.
After the horrible incident, Khoury and his favorite NFL football player, Jackson, decided to team up together and speak out against school bullying.
Watch the heartfelt story below:
New Orleans Saints superstar tight end Jimmy Graham sat down with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols to talk about his painful childhood of being abused and not loved by his biological mother.
Graham shares a very sad story about when he was just 11 years old, his biological mother drove him to a local group home for juvenile delinquents/orphans, and unexpectedly dropped him off.
After 9 months of pleading for his mother to take him back, she eventually gave in and brought him back home. However, Graham’s troubles continued to exist because his mother’s live-in boyfriend would beat him for no reason on a regular while his mother would ignore the situation.
On this week’s episode of ‘Surprise Homecoming,’ a U.S. soldier surprises his two kids at church with a very emotional homecoming.
Sgt. Lee, a single parent dad, had been stationed in Iraq on a year-long deployment, but finally came home for an emotional surprise reunion with his two kids. Posing as a guest singer, Sgt. Lee waited with a microphone outside the church doors, made his grand entrance singing ‘Glory Glory, Hallelujah.’
Before accepting the 2010-11 Most Valuable Player Award, Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose delivered a humble and heartfelt speech. During his speech, Rose humbly thanked all the people in his life he felt contributed to him winning the MVP award.
The most emotional part of Derrick’s speech was when he thanked his mother for how hard she worked to take care of him when he was a youngster.