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Football star tweets he’ll play and witness child’s birth

Posted at 1:17 PM, Nov 09, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-09 13:17:35-05

CHICAGO (WTVR) – Chicago Bears star cornerback Charles Tillman tweeted this week that he planned on playing football Sunday. Tillman’s wife is due to give birth on Monday.

Tillman’s status had been up in the air prior to that tweet. When the birth date was unclear, Tillman said he might miss the game to be there for the birth.

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