"My Dad Took His First Steps Since Surgery!": Daughter of Hall-of-Fame Quarterback Jim Kelly Shares Cancer Update
Kelly continues to stand strong in the face of adversary, asking for prayers from everyone.
Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly spent Easter Sunday in the hospital.
His daughter, Erin Kelly-Bean, updated her Instagram on Sunday, sharing a photo of a written message from Kelly.
He wrote, “Happy Easter to everyone. Thanks for prayers. Love you all.”
Erin captioned the photo, “Happy Easter!!! He is risen!!! And on the day Jesus rose … my dad also stood and took his first steps since surgery! God is good!! Please continue to pray! #KellyTough #PrayersForJK.”
The post also included a short video of Kelly taking his first steps post- surgery, following the written picture.
Kelly has been cancer-free since September 2014, after he won his battle with squamous cell carcinoma. After rounds of chemotherapy, his 2014 fight with cancer led to the removal of a piece of his jaw.
Four years later on March 1, 2018, he announced that cancer had returned.
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