Video of Chuck Pagano, daughter dancing marks milestone since leukemia diagnosis

A video tweeted Friday shows former Colts head coach Chuck Pagano dancing with his daughter at her wedding. (Dan Pompei/Twitter)
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Former Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano checked off a major goal he set during his battle with leukemia nearly seven years ago.

Speaking to his team in November 2012, his head shaved and his voice shaking, Pagano told the Colts after a win over the Miami Dolphins that he was fighting the disease to "see two more daughters get married, dance at their weddings and hoist that Lombardi (Trophy) several times."

Pagano was let go by the Colts after the 2017 season without celebrating a Super Bowl win with his team, but he has celebrated a much more meaningful achievement.

Pagano, heading into his first season as the defensive coordinator of the Chicago Bears, danced with his daughter Tori at her wedding. Video of the dance was tweeted Friday evening by The Athletic NFL writer Dan Pompei, who wrote a profile on Pagano for the website.

Within hours, the video had been shared hundreds of times with dozens of people replying with comments of support for Pagano.

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