Amstrong's 'livestrong' letter inspires Yuvraj

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Published: Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 17:53 [IST]
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Amstrong's letter inspires Yuvi

New Delhi, Feb 14: Well-known cyclist Lance Amstrong, who recovered from Testicular cancer to stage a comeback has inspired India's stylish left-hander Yuvraj Singh, as he is undergoing chemotherapy at the US. Yuvraj has posted the picture of the inspirational letter that he received from the cyclist.

The letter read, "Yuvi, I want you to know that the entire LIVESTRONG team is here for you. We say it all the time, and truly believe in it: Knowledge is Power, Unity is Strength, and Attitude is Everything.

Please know that we are all here to help you and your family in any way possible. Go Yuvi!! Livestrong.'"

Inspired by the cyclist's auto-biography "Its not about the bike - My journey back to life," was extremely happy to have received a letter from Amstrong, as he tweeted, "Message from @lancearmstrong makes me feel better ! Thank you lance means a lot hope we can meet."

Yuvraj, diagnosed with a rare germ-cell cancer, is undergoing treatment at Boston. He is being treated by the best cancer doctor in the world, who has also treated the cyclist who was detected with testicular cancer, stage three where in the infection had spread to lungs and brain.

After the treatment, Amstrong recovered completely and staged a comeback as he went on to win the sport's most prestigious race, the Tour de France, an unprecedented seven times, which is still a record!

This has truly inspired the middle order batsman as he is looking forward to stage a comeback in the first week of May, as he is expected to recover within 10 weeks.


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