Football Players Support Cheerleader Battling Leukemia

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At the Foothills High School football game in California last week, the team showed support and love for one of the cheerleaders who was recently diagnosed with leukemia.

Senior cheerleader Ashley Adamietz was diagnosed with leukemia just before the start of the school year and is reportedly undergoing daily chemotherapy treatment according to her coach. However, that didn’t stop her from showing up to cheer for the team with her squad.

When the football team took the field, each player was carrying an orange rose. They took turns placing those roses at Adamietz’s feet as she looked on in disbelief. Orange is the color for leukemia awareness.

“SHARE FOR SUPPORT! I found out the story behind this GREAT VIDEO of high school students caring for each other in times of need. According to his coach, #55 Ryan Caetano is the football player who came forward to say he wanted to show appreciation for Ashley Adamietz, a senior cheerleader battling Leukemia. #AshleyStrongKRCR News Channel 7

“We took care of family business, before we took care of business on the field.” -Joey Brown, Foothill High School Head Football Coach (Palo Cedro, CA)”

Friends set up a up a crowdfunding page to help the Foothill High School cheerleader with her medical expenses.

Share this now to show your support for Ashley and all of those battling leukemia.

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