On what would have been his 16th birthday Tuesday, Logan Brown, the Reitz High School student and football player killed by a drunk driver earlier this year, received a gift from his favorite NFL player that his family will cherish forever

According to 14 News, Logan's grandma, Gayle Ricketts, sent Manning a hand written letter to Manning explaining her grandson's story and how Manning was one of his favorite players.

On Tuesday, she received a package from the Denver Broncos which included an autographed photo of the superstar quarterback along with a hand written letter that read,

Dear Gayle,

I am very sorry for Logan's passing. Thank you for sharing his story with me. I can tell he was a very special young man. I am honored that he was such a big fan of mine. May God's peace be with you and your family.


Payton Manning

Despite your feelings toward Manning, for someone who no doubt receives countless letters on a daily basis requesting all manner of items, the fact that he took the time to put together this special package for a fan speaks volumes about the type of person he is.

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