GREEN BAY, Wis. -- For 10-year-old cancer survivor Maggie Conlon, hanging out with Aaron Rodgers at her family's home was an unforgettable experience.
"It was probably the best day of my life," Maggie said.
For a young girl who battled -- and defeated -- rhabdomyosarcoma, a type of cancer that she was born with, Maggie didn't make that statement lightly. But that's the type of impact that the Green Bay Packers' star quarterback has had on children like Maggie through Rodgers' work with the MACC (Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer) Fund.
Rodgers, along with Milwaukee attorney David Gruber, set out in October to visit three children who had successfully overcome cancer. These visits were filmed for an online series titled, "It's Aaron" that help raise awareness for the MACC Fund.
"Aaron was so real and sincere when meeting with these families," Gruber said. "It's so positive and gives hope and some normalcy to their lives. They smile and the families are so genuinely happy ...