- Damar Hamlin overcomes cardiac arrest, making a stellar return to the NFL.
- Benched initially, Hamlin seizes the opportunity to play against the Miami Dolphins.
- The sports community rallies, contributing $10m to Hamlin's college foundation.
After a heart-stopping nine months, Damar Hamlin is back in the NFL! While playing for the Buffalo Bills earlier this year, Damar experienced a cardiac arrest. As the world watched, he fell to the ground post-tackle during a match on 2 January. Miraculously, he was brought back to life right on the field.
A short stay in the hospital and by April, Damar was raring to go. Although initially benched for the first three games, a twist of fate had him back on the turf. Due to a knee injury sidelining Jordan Poyer, Hamlin seized the opportunity to play against the Miami Dolphins. Now, London's calling as Damar gears up to face off with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
When that fateful January day had him gasping for breath, the stadium was a mix of tears, prayers, and anxiety. The game halted, never to be resumed. The sports world rallied around him, contributing a whopping $10m to his college foundation. As for Hamlin, that tragic event has become a source of inspiration. Taking it all in stride, he once remarked about hoping to return to the game. And as his peer, Andre Cisco, aptly put it: Damar's journey underscores the message – keep battling, irrespective of life's hurdles.
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