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    High School Football Player Prays with Opponent Whose Mom Has Cancer, Photo Goes Viral

    Updated: November 7, 2019 at 12:19 pm EST  See Comments

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    High School Football Player Prays with Opponent Whose Mom Has Cancer, Photo Goes Viral

    A high school football player has been praised for his compassion after stopping to pray with an opponent after their game. Texas players Gage Smith and Ty Jordan were pictured kneeling down together in prayer following the game between Sherman and Mesquite High Schools.
    Smith reportedly asked Jordan if he could pray with him after learning that his mother had stage 4 lung and bone cancer.

    “It was meant for just me and him to have a moment and to pray over his family and for his mom,” Smith told TODAY. “I just wanted to let him know there are other people thinking about him and his family, and let him know he has somebody to turn to.”

    An incredible image of the pair kneeling on the football field seeking the Lord together was snapped by the wife of Smith’s head coach, before being passed on to Jordan’s aunt Takka. Takka then posted the photo to Facebook where it went viral. According to ABC 8 News, the photo received more than 140,000 shares before Takka removed it from public view on Tuesday.

    Smith was astonished that the photo had gotten so much attention. He told ABC 8 News, “To see that it blew up I was very surprised by it, and I wasn’t expecting it to be like that you know, I was just doing it for him and doing it for

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