Ever since he lost his wife, Chris Draft has tried to be a positive force in the world for those who have been affected by lung cancer. On Sunday, he shared some thoughts at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
Draft was speaking at the center's 5th annual lung cancer summit/lung cancer patient awareness day. The event was held at the John P. Murtha Cancer Center.
Draft talked about the multi-faceted approach to battling lung cancer. He also spoke extensively about his wife's battle.
Draft was a three-year starter and two-time All-Pac 10 selection at Stanford University. The Chicago Bears selected him in the sixth round of the 1998 NFL Draft.
From 2000-04, Draft experienced his greatest success with the Atlanta Falcons. In 2003, he recorded a career-high 178 tackles.
Draft won several awards during his playing career for his humanitarian work. He retired in 2010 and still does work through The Chris Draft Foundation.
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