RedBlacks' Jackson is ready to do what he does best

Paris Jackson prepares to catch the ball during the BC Lions practice in Vancouver, British...

Paris Jackson prepares to catch the ball during the BC Lions practice in Vancouver, British Columbia, November 25, 2011.

TIM BAINES, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 8:24 PM ET

For many years, Paris Jackson carried around a necklace, which contained the remains of his mother Louise, who died in 2000 after a fight with pancreatic cancer.

It gave him strength and hope. It reminded him of where he had been and how far he had come.

He lost the necklace, but he’s never lost touch of what his mom meant, the influence she had in making him what he is today.

 


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