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Look at who met President Obama (video corrected)


http://www.omaha.com/article/20130429/NEWS/130429635/1685#husker-spring-game-star-jack-hoffman-meets-with-president-obama

Husker spring game star Jack Hoffman meets with President Obama


OFFICIAL WHITE HOUSE PHOTO BY PETE SOUZA
President Barack Obama greets Jack Hoffman of Atkinson, Neb., in the Oval Office on April 29, 2013.


Jack Hoffman's big month just got bigger.

The 7-year-old cancer patient who became an Internet sensation for his touchdown run in Nebraska's spring football game has yet another fan President Barack Obama.

Jack, his family and former Husker running back Rex Burkhead visited Obama for 15 minutes in the Oval Office on Monday. Obama presented Jack with a new football and told him he was proud of him.

"I thought it was awesome," Jack said.

FULL story at link.


Related news at link.

Shatel: Cameras catch little of Jack's long journey
World-Herald editorial: Little Husker and big hearts
Man, woman and child ... what a run!



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