NFL Star Devon Still Marries, Daughter Leah is Flower Girl

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(CNN) — There were tears, laughter and joy at this NFL player’s New York City wedding.

Houston Texans defensive end Devon Still tied the knot with fiancée Asha Joyce during a glamorous Manhattan wedding Friday evening.

But the person who stole the show was Still’s 6-year-old daughter Leah, who played the part of a sweet flower girl.

Still gained national attention when he spoke out about his daughter’s tough and inspirational cancer battle.

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The former Bengals defensive tackle told People Magazine the couple initially halted their wedding plans after learning about Leah’s life-threatening condition two years ago.

Leah was diagnosed with stage-4 neuroblastoma, a rare cancer that is typically found in the adrenal glands. During her battle, Leah captured the hearts of millions. In 2015, Still announced that his daughter was in remission.

“When I saw [Leah] even before the wedding, I got emotional. We’d been waiting for this moment for a long time,” Still told People.