Top NFL draft prospect takes leukemia patient to prom

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Former Alabama star and top NFL running back prospect Trent Richardson has found time in his incredibly busy schedule to give one special fan a moment she’ll never forget.

A cancer-stricken Alabama teen is going to the prom with the biggest man on campus – ex-Crimson Tide and future NFL star Trent Richardson.

Courtney Alvis, 17, began receiving chemotherapy treatment as a junior at Hueytown High School in Hueytown, Ala., and she’s now determined to make it to the big dance — but not without some apprehension, MyFoxAl.com reports.

“I wasn’t comfortable with my body and of course I didn’t have long pretty hair to fix and also I didn’t have a date,” she told the website.

It’s nice to know there’s still great people in the world today.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/04/13/top-nfl-draft-prospect-takes-leukemia-patient-to-prom/