Purple Fills The Stands At Thunder Ridge, Fairview Football Game

Purple Fills The Stands At Thunder Ridge, Fairview Football Game
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AND THE WORLD WAR II VETS WHO WERE LIFELONG FRIENDS AFTER A CHANCE ENCOUNTER. WE ARE AS CLOSE AS TWO BROTHERS. A FRIDAY NIGHT PLAYOFF GAME UNDER THE LIGHTS, ABOUT A LOT MORE THAN WINNING OR LOSING, IT’S ABOUT CREATING A MEMORY FOR ONE FAMILY TO CHERISH, A SEA OF PURPLE IN THE STANDS FOR A MOTHER WITH CANCER. THE COMMUNITY CAME TOGETHER IN A BIG WAY, AS SHE WATCHED HER SON PLAY FOR POSSIBLY THE LAST TIME. AT THE PLAYOFF GAME IN HIGHLANDS RANCH, WHAT AN EMOTIONAL AND TOUCHING NIGHT AND DIFFICULT ON MANY LEVELS. Reporter: TO SAY THE LEAST, IT IS COLD IN LITTLETON, WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS FIELD AND STADIUM WILL WARM YOUR HEART. THIS NIGHT BELONGS TO USE GOING Reporter: THE PLAYOFF GAME BETWEEN THUNDER RIDGE AND FAIRVIEW HIGH SCHOOL, BUT YOU WON’T FIND MUCH OF THEIR TEAM COLORS IN THE STANDS. INSTEAD, FANS, CHEERLEADERS, EVEN COACHES ARE SPORTING PURPLE, THE FAVORITE COLOR OF A THUNDER RIDGE MOTHER. THERE’S NO WORDS FOR, TO BE HONEST, IT BRINGS TEARS TO MY EYES. Reporter: BATTLING LEUKEMIA, FIGHTING THE AGGRESSIVE CANCER FOR TWO YEARS, AND WASN’T SURE SHE WOULD MAKE IT TO MAKE IT TO HER SON’S LAST FOOTBALL GAME. WITH THE HELP OF FAITH, FAMILY AND FRIENDS, SHE FOUND STRENGTH TO BE IN THE CROWD COMPARABLE MASK AND ALL. IT WON’T KEEP US FROM CHEERING, ACTUALLY IT’S GREAT, TONIGHT IS COLD, IT KEEPS MY FACE WARM. Reporter: WHAT WARMS HER THE MOST, THE LOVE SQUAD, FAMILY AND FRIENDS WHO HAVE SUPPORTED HER THROUGHOUT HER LONG BATTLE AND PUT ON PURPLE IN HER HONOR. IF WE DIDN’T HAVE THAT, I DIDN’T KNOW WHERE WE WOULD BE TODAY. SHE CAN SEE IN A VISIBLE WAY HOW LOVED SHE IS BY ALL OF US. Reporter: WHILE THE GAME IS IN HONOR OF KRISTEN, SHE HOPES THIS SPREADS A MESSAGE OF LOVE AND THE VALUE OF A GREAT TEAM. B SOMEONE’S LOVE SQUAD, IF YOU CAN BE THAT, YOU ARE DOING EVERYTHING YOU CAN DO. Reporter: SOME PRETTY POWERFUL WORDS, THUNDER RIDGE DEFEATED FAIRVIEW 30-13, THAT MEANS THAT KRISTIN’S SON HAS ANOTHER GAME AHEAD, A BIG ONE,

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