Devon Still (05/07/18)

A former NFL defensive lineman who retired after last season and has immersed himself in a second career — helping other families deal with childhood cancer. He’d played football since age 13 and spent three years with the Cincinnati Bengals and one with the Houston Texans. His daughter had a tumor in her abdomen and had chemotherapy/radiation/experimental treatments (3 years later, the cancer is in remission). He formed the Still Strong Foundation in 2015, helping families dealing with childhood cancer to cover non-medical bills so they can devote more time and resources to fighting the disease. . He works with other foundations such as the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation trying to find new treatments. He’s working on a master’s degree in leadership at the University of Houston that will help him navigate corporate culture as he advocates for families.

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