Football team supports cheerleader recently diagnosed with cancer

A California high school cheerleader recently diagnosed with leukemia is getting support from the team she supports on the field – her football team.

At a game Friday night, each member of Foothill High School’s football team laid an orange rose at the feet of Ashley Adamietz, KRCR-TV reported.

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Orange is the designated color for leukemia awareness.

The senior cheerleader was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia in early August. Her cheer coach, Becki Smith, told KRCR-TV the teen has been going through daily chemotherapy treatments ever since.

Her school has been supportive through her treatments.

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