A California high school football team paid a touching tribute to a member of their “family” before a recent game with a heartwarming gesture to honor her cancer battle.
Ashley Adamietz, a cheerleader for Foothill High School in Palo Cedro, California, was diagnosed with leukemia in early August, and has undergone daily chemotherapy treatments since.
As all 57 players took the field, they dropped off orange roses — the color for leukemia awareness — at Ashley’s feet as they ran onto the field before their first game of the season.
Fans cheered and members of the band banged on drums. The player’s sweet gesture left Ashley shocked, overwhelmed, and speechless.
See the video below that has since gone viral.
What a beautiful tribute!