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Wally Triplett

Wally Triplett (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
Wally Triplett (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

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November 23, 2018 "My heartfelt condolences and prayers. May Gods provide comfort and strength during this most challenging time. I am truly sorry for your loss of Wally. Please rest assured that Almighty God is truly aware of your loss and grief, and is longing to alleviate your grief and sadness by fulfilling his promise to eliminate the root cause of sickness and death forever. ~ With Love ~ Isaiah 63:9" - A Caring Neighbor
November 20, 2018 "My condolences to the family. RIP" - Barbara Reed (Natchez, MS)
November 18, 2018 "Wally is a true hero no matter how you define the term. He broke barriers with class and determination. As a Penn Stater, we are so proud of you and everything you accomplished and sacrificed for in your life. At the beginning of each football season I try to post his story so new Penn Stater's know the significance of "We Are..."
Rest in peace Mr. Triplett. Prayers and condolences to the Triplett family. Thank you for sharing him with us over these many years." - David Womer (Durham, NC)
November 16, 2018 "PRAYERS" - Valenda Newell (Indianapolis, IN)
November 15, 2018 "I personally love the NFL somewhat and I know Wally Triplett was a good man. Not only an good player but good friend. I and many others are going to miss him also but I have found comfort. At Luke 14:14." - Hope Benson (arizona, AK)
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Wally Triplett was the first black player to be drafted by an NFL team to play in an NFL game. He was drafted out of Penn State by the Detroit Lions...
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