NFL Player's Wife Dies of Cancer One Month After Wedding

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(Editor's Note: Professional athletes often make news for off-court antics that aren't exactly flattering. They sometimes think they're above the law and are cited for everything from packing a gun, to driving under the influence to sexual assault (not naming names here). But there are good guys too and NFL player Chris Draft is clearly one of them.  Nordette's post profiles more of a love story than a sports story - but one that transcends classification and will touch your heart on so many levels. ~js)

I discovered this true love story through a friend who shared it on Facebook via Clutch Magazine. The couple in the video, LaKeasha Monique Rutledge-Draft and NFL free agent Chris Draft were married on November 27, 2011, and one month later, December 27, Keasha died from cancer.

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