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Terrell Owens is Human After All

See everyone, T.O. does have a heart beating in there somewhere! The Bills receiver will receive the first-ever Young Champions Award for raising Alzheimer’s Disease awareness from the Alzheimer’s Association, the Associated Press reported today. Owens, whose grandmother has Alzheimer’s, has served as a spokesman for the Association’s Young Champions campaign, and has testified before Senate subcommittees to advocate additional funding for Alzheimer’s research.   He said today in a statement that “Alzheimer’s has affected my own family, so I understand firsthand the impact of this disease. I am proud to support the Alzheimer’s Association as they educate people on the realities of Alzheimer’s disease so we can inspire enough support to stop it.”

For what it’s worth to T.O.’s detractors, here’s a clip of him, among many other celebrities, speaking for the Alzheimer’s Association’s Celebrity Champions program:

March 25, 2009 - Posted by | football | , , , , , ,

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