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Former NFL star covers costs of 500 mammograms to honor late mother

Posted at 6:33 PM, Oct 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-10 18:33:25-04

(WTXL) — Former NFL running back covering the costs of mammograms for women around the country in honor of his mother, who died of breast cancer.

DeAngelo Williams mother died in 2014 from breast cancer and all four of his aunts died from the disease before the age of 50.

Since 2015, Williams has been able to pay for over 500 mammograms at hospitals in several states with help from his non-profit, The DeAngelo Foundation.

To learn more about his foundation, CLICK HERE.