Teen who took NFL player to prom dies

(FOX News) - The Florida teen whose dream came true when an NFL player escorted her to the prom has died, hospital officials announced Friday.

Khameyea Jennings, 18, of Jacksonville, who was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2013, died Thursday, the Florida Times-Union reported, citing Wolfson Children's Hospital spokesman Cindy Hamilton.

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Earlier this month, Jennings went to her prom with Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Sen'Derrick Marks. The pair wore matching white and gold formalwear and drove to the Frank H. Peterson Academies of Technology prom in Marks' Lamborghini.

Marks, flowers in hand, had visited Jennings in April at Wolfson, where she was undergoing treatment, and asked the teen to prom after the nonprofit Dreams Come True approached the Jaguars about the prom invitation.

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