A shout-out to his hometown Browns and St. Jude at the NFL Draft
St. Jude patient Fletcher appears in recorded announcement to air during the NFL Draft broadcast.
April 22, 2020 • 4 min
Sure, it required a few takes, but he stood tall against his basement wall, stared straight into the camera and delivered his lines with poise and maturity.
“Hello, NFL fans, and a special shout-out to Browns Nation. I am so excited to help introduce the first-round draft pick for my hometown Cleveland Browns. The wait is finally over!”
So begins a taped announcement from Fletcher, a 12-year-old St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital patient, that aired during the NFL draft broadcast on April 23 to a record audience of nearly 16 million people.
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