Randy Moss Hands Diploma to Longtime Young Friend
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — Former Vikings wide receiver Randy Moss has kept his promise to a Minnesota teenager.
Moss went to Pelican Rapids to hand Kassi Spier her high school diploma Friday night.
Spier met Moss at Vikings training camp in his rookie year in 1998, when she was just a toddler and yelled out his name. He kept in contact with her in 2000 as she went through treatment for leukemia at the Mayo Clinic.
Moss would have lunch with Kassi just about every day during training camp in 2003, with her tiny hand tucked inside his. He stood by her when she lost her father in a car accident in 2004, and again in 2013 when she was diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Moss was always reluctant to talk about their friendship.
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