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Former NFL player DeAngelo Williams is honoring his late mother by making sure other women are properly screened for breast cancer.
After losing his mother to breast cancer in 2014, the former Carolina Panthers and Pittsburgh Steelers running back launched The DeAngelo Williams Foundation, which is based in Charlotte North Carolina has paid for more than 500 mammograms over the last four years. The nonprofit has funded mammograms for patients in Charlotte, Pittsburgh, Memphis, Tennessee and Jonesboro, Arkansas.
DeAngelo Williams says the service provided by his foundation "can be life changing for these women" by offering care "that no one should ever be denied or not have access to".