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Cheerleader with leukemia overwhelmed by football team's support

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California (KWWL) -

She's there to cheer on her team, but the team knows she also needs a lift.

A California high school cheerleader was recently diagnosed with leukemia.

One of the football players wanted to show support for her and he convinced the entire team to join him.

As they went out onto the field for their game, each one stopped by to lay a rose at her feet.

She says she was shocked, overwhelmed and speechless.

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