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Middle school football game brings one of the most touching touchdowns ever when the coach called this eighth grader to come onto the field to score the winning play.
Darlene hill with our Chicago affiliate WFLB.
Has the story.
This is the play thirteen year old Jack McGraw had been waiting for.
-- -- and -- wouldn't.
Jack McGraw was stressed in Haines middle school colors green and white.
Last night the hurricanes were up 29 to zero.
When coach John Mason cup -- jacket for the play of the game.
And the crowd -- went crazy.
We actually -- -- 227 sweep on the outside and that's about nine yards touchdown and the crowd just went nuts and Iowa nods and you know when I -- when I came around I looked dejected little -- and the biggest smile I've.
The team is undefeated this year and the coach says he -- the team before the game that Jack McGraw would be going in to score.
The competition the road tolls were -- one of their parents shot this video and when he got in the end zone everyone in the stadium stood up on their feet.
Started cheering just even check out their competition.
Everyone knew about this memorable moment except Jack when coach Mason -- made sure the ball was in Jack's hands.
Jack was still to take off in his motorized wheelchair.
And he stared at the goal pulls the entire way -- -- attacks down.
Yesterday and it was really emotional because now.
He can't walk for the rest his life and -- -- He was his dream to get the ball and score in the actual game.
-- McGraw has been with the -- two years his mother Jill says her son has always wanted to be an athlete and treated.
Like every other little boy.
The biggest thing for me was just the acceptance in effect and the kids were all cheering of the cheerleaders right up to silence -- the parents were cheering and just that level of acceptance.
Great story and I thanks to Darlene hill with our Chicago affiliate WFLV.
We're also learning that the local school board recognized Jack his coaches and his teammates this week as well as the opposing team and their coaches.
41 incredible display of character.
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