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Tim Tebow brought a man back to life through prayer, sort of

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Tim Tebow hasn't been in the NFL for a good while now, but the Heisman-winning quarterback is still finding ways of hitting the headlines and making news.

The former Denver Broncos quarterback was last on an NFL team in 2015 when he worked out with the Philadelphia Eagles the start of Chip Kelly's last season with the team, playing in all four preseason games before getting released.

Well, after a year as a college football analyst, Tebow is back in the headlines. But it isn't for anything on a football field. Rather, it was on a plane.


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Heart Attack

The 28-year-old was on a flight earlier this week when a fellow passenger on board apparently suffered a heart attack and fell unconscious.

Other passengers and the frantic flight crew notified medical personnel on board who started doing chest compressions when they couldn't find a pulse. They also used a portable emergency defibrillator to restart the stricken man's heart.

And then came Tebow, the messiah, to the rescue. Hearing the commotion, the former Florida Gator left his seat in first class and came to help.

Power of Prayer

“I just look up and I see a guy walking down the aisle, and I’m just like, 'That's Tim Tebow,'” passenger Joshua Douglass said, via CNN.

“He gives them a hug and of course, they embrace him. That's the time I took the photo because I thought, no one would believe this situation," Douglass added. "Next thing you know, he's starting to pray with the family and give words of encouragement."

"Unbeknownst to him people were teary eyed, you know whispering words of encouragement and praying along with him.”

Another passenger on the plane, Richard V Gotti, posted a picture to Facebook of Tebow with the family of the stricken man.

Apparently, people tending to the man finally found a pulse after landing, which is excellent to hear.

The big question remains, though, is Tim Tebow a miracle worker? Who knows.

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