Boxing Feature on ESPN, Francisco “Paco” Rodriguez
Boxer Francisco “Paco” Rodriguez had dreams of being a hero before suffering fatal injuries during a title fight in Philadelphia. Through organ donation, Paco’s dream was realized as his uncle and four women received a gift of life from the Golden Gloves Champion. E:60 reporter Jeremy Schaap chronicles the journey of the four women — including exclusive access to their emotional meeting with the boxer’s family — who owe their lives to Rodriguez.
ESPN.com will post a long-form piece by Missy Isaacson of ESPNChicago.com Tuesday