Months after suffering cardiac arrest, Bills Damar Hamlin in tears while presenting ESPY Pat Tillman Award for Service to his saviors

Damar Hamlin, who suffered a cardiac arrest a few months ago, is already back in training, preparing and practicing for the 2023 NFL season. Recently, he appeared in an award show where he presented an award to the team who saved his life.

The Bills safety got emotional showing his gratitude to the team. Incredibly, Hamlin is healthy and is returning to the NFL. All the credit goes to the CPR team who treated him immediately and saved his life.

Damar Hamlin in tears at ESPY award ceremony

On Wednesday, Hamlin attended the event in which Bills’ training staff was given awards for their services. It was a very emotional moment for Hamlin as he remembered how the team saved him in his difficult time. He presented the award to the team.

After shedding a few tears, the Bills safety called the team on the stage and hugged them.

Damar Hamlin

He has also attended a CPR Tour around America. The purpose of the tour is to spread awareness about CPR. As Hamlin understands the value of proper CPR and how effective it can be to save someone’s life, he is now working for it.

He said, ‘I just want to be able to … take a nation of bystanders and turn them into lifesavers and give them a true superpower,’ 

Damar Hamlin suffered cardiac arrest at an NFL game

Damar Hamlin suffered cardiac arrest a few months ago. He was playing on the field and suddenly collapsed. He was quickly administered CPR and transported to the hospital. Later it was announced that he suffered cardiac arrest. 

Damar Hamlin

He gradually recovered and is now fully healed to give his comeback. At that time the CPR team was of great help and played a major role in saving his life. The Bills’ safety is still grateful to the CPR team. His recent emotional outburst at the award ceremony and his efforts in recognizing the importance of CPR show that he is grateful for how he was saved.

We wish Damar Hamlin a healthier and more successful season. With his exceptional skills and talents, he is poised to make his mark in the NFL. 


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