At the ESPYs

NFL player Devon Still gives touching speech about daughter’s cancer battle

In one of many heartfelt acceptance speeches at Wednesday night’s ESPY awards, Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still told viewers, “For every child out there that’s battling cancer, y’all are the real heroes … never give up.” LeBron James presented Still and his 5-year-old daughter Leah with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award. While Leah could not attend the event, she appeared in a video thanking fans for their support. Still told viewers he felt like he was in a nightmare after Leah’s cancer diagnosis, adding, “I am here today to let y’all know as long as I have this platform I’m going to continue to fight for y’all”.

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