It doesn't matter who you cheer for this is the kind of thing that reminds us the good that is college football. Here's a school teacher who has Stage 4 Hodgkin's lymphoma. She just wanted to go tailgate at the big Bama-A&M game this weekend. Next thing you know Aggies were taking care of her in the best way possible and she is on the sidelines:
You'd better be careful watching those videos. Must be dusty in my office today because my eyes are watering some...
We hear so much about the bad in college fb. Agents and kids out of control doing bad things and stupid fans who behave badly - it's in the news every day. That makes it so good to see what college football can be.
This lady is in the fight of her life and her spirit got renewed and picked up. What's that worth? She said "It didn't matter to me that they lost; it was how they played the game the fact that they never gave up," Shannon said. "I may have been told I have a 30 percent chance of getting cured. A lot of people would give up, and I'm not going to lie, there are a lot of times I say, 'Do I really want to keep fighting?' but after this whole thing it gives me a renewed spirit to keep going, to say even when people tell you it's over, you've got to keep fighting. At the end of the day, whether I beat this or whether I don't, it's 'Did I give up or did I fight to the very end?'"
Good for her, and good for the good folks who helped her! I hope this story makes your day brighter - it sure did mine.