Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 11/19/12

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 10: Quarterback Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers drops back to pass during the 2010 NFC wild-card playoff game against the Arizona Cardinals at the Universtity of Phoenix Stadium on January 10, 2010 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Packers 51-45 in overtime. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Aaron Rodgers is a pretty sensitive guy. Maybe not quite as sensitive as his interview on “60 Minutes” made him seem, but a caring and compassionate person nonetheless. Rodgers showed off his sensitive side yet again recently, as the Green Bay Packers quarterback teamed up with the MACC — Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer — Fund to help raise awareness for the work they do for kids with cancer. On his first adventure with MACC, Rodgers visited a girl named Maggie, who was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor as an infant. Rodgers surprised the young Packers fan with a visit to her home and spent part of his day with her. During the visit, Rodgers chatted with the young girl and signed some autographs, but he also had some fun. The 28-year-old quarterback reverted back to childhood for a little while, sporting a tiny cowboy hat, jumping on the trampoline and even dunking on a basketball hoop (dude’s got ups). While the reigning NFL MVP’s only foray into emotions on the football field may be with his patented “Discount Double Check” touchdown celebration, once he takes off that green and yellow Packers jersey, Rodgers can’t help but return to his sensitive side. Check out Rodgers’ visit with Maggie and her family in the video below. Have a question for Luke Hughes? Send it to him via Twitter at @LukeFHughes or send it here.

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