'What a true blessing': Fans in 'tears' as Damar Hamlin reunites with teammates after cardiac arrest

'What a true blessing': Fans in 'tears' as Damar Hamlin reunites with teammates after cardiac arrest
Damar Hamlin reunited with his teammates two weeks after he suffered a cardiac arrest on field (ESPN/Twitter)

ERIE COUNTY, NEW YORK: Damar Hamlin reunited with his teammates 12 days after he suffered cardiac arrest and collapsed during a game against Cincinnati Bengals on January 2. Surprised fans welcome the Bills safety after a picture of him visiting the team's facilities in Orchard Park was shared by Bills linebacker Matt Milano in an Instagram Story on Saturday, January 14. The picture posted is captioned with an angel emoji.

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Hamlin is seen smiling wide, greeting his teammates, and standing up on his own among them. Following the tragic on-field incident, the game was suspended for the evening and Hamlin was immediately taken to the University of Cincinnati Hospital. The collapse took place when the player got on his feet after he tackled Tee Higgins and then stood up. In the next few seconds, the Buffalo Bills safety passed out. A week after his treatment at UCMC, he was then transferred to the Buffalo General hospital.

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Bills linebacker Matt Milano shared an Instagram Story of Bills safety Damar Hamlin reuniting with teammates at Orchard Park (matthewmilano/Instagram)

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'Glad to see Damar smiling'

The NFL community has gathered to offer their support since the news of Hamlin's on-field incident broke out. After the picture of the Bills safety visiting the team's facilities in Orchard Park, his fans are now excited to see him healthy and smiling. Calling it a miraculous comeback, Hamlin's fans on social media celebrated the moment. One user wrote, "Technology, training, machines doing their job….blah blah blah! This man is a walking, talking miracle!!! I’m in tears watching this!," and another user wrote, "Glad to see Damar smiling"

"I love this. This is the picture of the year," a user tweeted and someone remarked, "That stadium is going to be rockin tomorrow!!!"

"Miracle Man!," a fan mentioned responding to his picture with the teammates and another wrote, "This is a Great Picture - Warms my Heart."



 

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"Best news I've read in a long, long time!," one user expressed and someone wrote, "What a true blessing to have this young man reunited with his team, friends, and family. You have been prayed for!"

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"Having his teammates love on him will promote more healing than anything else possibly could!," a fan of the player tweeted while another wrote, "It is going to be LOUD when he walks on the field for the coin toss IMO"

Welcoming his presence on the field, a fan wrote, "Second chances are powerful" and another remarked, "Solid…good to see that smile and him back in life"

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