WEST MONROE, La. (AP) - Dallas Cowboys linebacker Bradie James lost both his parents months apart when he was still in college;
now he's using their example to give back to the community where he
Within the last year, James launched his own nonprofit
organization, Foundation 56.
The foundation's signature program is Soul Survivors, which
raises awareness about breast cancer.
James said he wants to fight back against the disease that took
his mother, Etta James, too soon.
James rose from West Monroe, Louisiana, to play football at LSU
and then the Cowboys.