Derek Jeter Humbly Supports Superfan Who Lost Pilot Dad On 9/11 And Is Now Battling Cancer

September 9, 2014 10:57 PM

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Derek Jeter is best known as the all-star captain of the most-decorated baseball team in the country. But off the field, he's been an amazing support system for one fan battling cancer.

Brielle Saracini, 23, of Yardley, Pennsylvania, has a special friendship with the Yankees player that spans more than a decade. Back in 2001, Saracini was 10 years old when her father, Victor, the pilot of United Flight 175, was killed in the Sept. 11 attacks. She turned to baseball for solace, and ...

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