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Watch: Michael Sam honoured for courage

Fri 18 Jul 2014 In: Worth Checking Out View at Wayback View at NDHA

Need a boost? Watch the moving speech the first openly-gay player to be drafted by the NFL gave when he was given the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs. Sam tells a story of speaking with a woman who was considering suicide rather than come out. “When we spoke she told me that she would never consider hurting herself again and that somehow my example would help. “To anyone out there, especially young people, feeling like they don’t fit in and will never be accepted, please know this: great things can happen if you have the courage to be yourself.” staff - 18th July 2014

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First published: Friday, 18th July 2014 - 10:40am

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