Buffalo Bills’ Damar Hamlin meets Biden at the White House

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Buffalo Bills’ Damar Hamlin waves after being introduced as the winner of the Alan Page Community Award during a news conference ahead of the Super Bowl 57 NFL football game, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023, in Phoenix. The Kansas City Chiefs will play the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart) Mike Stewart/AP

Buffalo Bills’ Damar Hamlin meets Biden at the White House

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Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin and his family met President Joe Biden at the White House on Thursday.

Hamlin, who suffered cardiac arrest during an NFL game earlier this ear, is recovering after he was rushed to the hospital in critical condition following the incident.

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“Today, the President welcomed Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin and his family to the White House,” reads a statement from the White House press office. “The president thanked Damar for his courage, resilience, and can-do spirit which has inspired the American people. He commended Damar for his efforts — including through legislation — to bring people together and make life-saving technologies more widely available.”

https://twitter.com/POTUS/status/1641532112833486862

In January, the president spoke by phone with Hamlin’s parents during a trip to Cincinnati, per the statement.

Hamlin went into cardiac arrest after making a tackle during a Monday Night Football game on Jan. 2. He was later transferred to a Buffalo, New York, hospital and ultimately discharged after nine days. His health saga captivated national headlines and spurred discussions about the dangers of professional football.

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While recovering, Hamlin received the 2023 Alan Page Community Award from the NFL Players Association.

Bills quarterback Josh Allen says he found faith through the ordeal with his teammate.

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