There is only one event worth talking about in this week's edition of 'Weatherford Wednesday.' That would be the amazing impromptu visit New York Giants' punter Steve Weatherford made a few days ago to see leukemia patient Leroy Cruz.
"@lmmcruz: my husband is battling Leukemia and the NY Giants are his favorite team, can someone PLEASE help him meet you" ... where do u live?— Steve Weatherford (@Weatherford5) March 20, 2014
"@Weatherford5: "@lmmcruz: We live in PA but right now he is at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center" Can I come see you guys tomorrow?"— Goffredo (@j_palmerino) March 20, 2014
@lmmcruz I'm coming now. Direct message me the room # See you in an hr— Steve Weatherford (@Weatherford5) March 20, 2014
All of that led to these photos:
It was such an honor to meet your husband @lmmcruz He is a truly amazing/inspiring person. Thank you! pic.twitter.com/UZodO7N46u— Steve Weatherford (@Weatherford5) March 20, 2014
"@hnangell86: @Weatherford5 YOU are an inspiration! ! As is Leroy!" Leroy is inspirational. I just kick a ball. pic.twitter.com/dttt60o8bA— Steve Weatherford (@Weatherford5) March 20, 2014
Here is what Weatherford wrote about the experience on his Instagram page:
Spending the afternoon with Leroy Cruz was a life changing experience. He is only 24 years old, fighting Leukemia. He has such an inspiring attitude about defeating this disease. He is in the fight of his life. He loves the New York Giants, and said,"the way New York Giants never quit when they were playing the 18-0 Patriots in Super Bowl 42 is the way He will never quit until he beats Leukemia!" I am blown away. God bless you in your fight.
See more about the visit at Giants.com.