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    Terry Glenn's Children Speak Out After Losing Their Father

    The children of former Dallas Cowboys player Terry Glenn are speaking out about their father after his death early Monday in a car crash. (Published Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017)

    The children of former Dallas Cowboys player Terry Glenn are speaking out about their father after his death early Monday in a car crash.

    Glenn was driving on Texas 114 when his vehicle struck a concrete barrier near Walnut Hill Lane, causing the vehicle to flip, police said. He later died at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas.

    To the public, Glenn was a football player. But to his children, he was everything.

    "My hero and my dad," said Samantha Glenn, 12.

    "He loved me and told me he was proud of me," added Natalie Glenn, 15.

    Glenn had four children with his ex-wife.

    Natalie Glenn remembers cheering on number 83 from the stands.

    "During the game we'd always sit in the very edge, so when he did a play on defense he would come up and say hi and give us hugs," she said.

    The teen will miss her father's voice in the crowd at her volleyball games.

    "He would always be the loudest person," she said, wiping tears from her eyes.

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    At the end of July, a wedding at the Don CeSar brought Justin Johnson and Renal Roberts to St. Pete Beach, and while they were relaxing after a game of beach volleyball, they noticed a woman struggling to push a wheelchair on the sand.

    They immediately offered to help the girl, who had cerebral palsy, and carried her to a blanket near the water so should could fully enjoy the beach day.

    "They were shocked. They were very surprised," said Justin Johnson, one of the men who helped carry the girl.

    Unfortunately, the group of friends never learned the names of the girl or her mother.

    Now, they're searching for the family to help them get a better wheelchair for future beach trips.

    (Published Monday, Aug. 6, 2018)

    Glenn's 11-year-old son, Christian, will remember their special outings.

    "He would always take me fishing," he said with a smile.

    The siblings say they will cherish the little moments, away from the limelight.

    "We saw about two movies a week, because we were movie-buddies," Natalie said. "He was a great father. He tried his best in everything. He fought really hard for everything."

    The Glenn children will also remember how much their dad did for other children, specifically foster kids like he was.

    Glenn was active in his 83 Kids Foundation.

    Man Turns Misplaced Flip Flops Into River Art

    Man Turns Misplaced Flip Flops Into River Art

    Tom Blumenthal has picked up trash from one river in Boulder, Colorado for over 20 years. One day, he decided the flip flops he found deserved a second life. He used them to create art over the river.

    (Published Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018)

    Irving police say they are still investigating what caused the deadly crash.

    Glenn's fiancé was injured in the crash. She was treated at a local hospital and has since been released.

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