Football great Jim Kelly’s faith sustains a family tested by trials

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Former Buffalo Bill quarterback Jim Kelly is all smiles after being named to the 2002 Class of Enshrinees by the Pro Football Hall of Fame on February 2, 2002 in New Orleans. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Former Buffalo Bill quarterback Jim Kelly is all smiles after being named to the 2002 Class of Enshrinees by the Pro Football Hall of Fame on February 2, 2002 in New Orleans. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Adrees Latif *Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-KELLY-FAITH, transmitted on March 30, 2015.

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BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Jim Kelly's famous gridiron grit was tested by his son's terminal illness, marital problems and his own health woes. Then he and his wife found faith.