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Former Card keeps childhood promise to mother

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Teddy Bridgewater hugged his mother, Rose Murphy in New York. Teddy Bridgewater hugged his mother, Rose Murphy in New York.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Just in time for Mother's Day a former University of Louisville star quarterback fulfilled a childhood promise.

When Teddy Bridgewater was in third grade he promised his mother, Rose Murphy, he would buy her a pink Cadillac Escalade when he made it to the pros.

Tuesday, with the NFL draft approaching, Teddy fulfilled his promise to his mother and presented her with a 2015 pink Escalade on her birthday in New York.

Murphy is a breast cancer survivor and Bridgewater selected the pink shade for the vehicle to represent her battle.

"Pink is the color that represents breast cancer awareness, so I just want to get her that big pink Escalade truck and see that big smile on her face," he said.

Renowned director, Spike Lee, recently worked with Bridgewater and Murphy to put together a short film recounting their story.

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