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While his mother, cousin, and four siblings celebrated around him, Stewart wished his father, his first football coach, could be there. Stewart lost Darrell Sr. years earlier in a fatal ATV accident, and though the family had fallen after his death, they pulled themselves back up. To Stewart, this moment meant carrying on a legacy. “I just think about things he would say if he was here,” Stewart said. “I know he’d definitely be crying.”

Source: The Washington Post