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Michael Sam’s Dad: ‘I love him and hey, he’s on his way’

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Michael Sam, Sr.: 'I Love Him and Hey, He's on His Way'

Call it the “touchdown” of gay rights. The NFL drafted its first-ever openly gay player, Michael Sam. Sam was selected in the seventh round, and was the 249th pick for the St. Louis Rams.

Sam’s father, Michael Sam Sr., caught the action, from the sidelines at his De Soto nursing home.

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