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Web Catch: Parents of athlete who died of cancer accept award on her behalf

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Get your tissues ready.

Lauren Hill, the college basketball player who inspired the masses during her battle with an inoperable brain tumor, passed away in April. She was 19.

For those present at Wednesday night's ESPY awards, it was clear that her spirit lives on.

Hill's parents accepted the Best Moment award on their daughter's behalf. Their message was simple – that the example set by Lauren's life on the court was about more than basketball.

"It's amazing how powerful one moment can be," Hill's mom began. "In Lauren's case, I think she reminded us that we're all vulnerable to being dealt a bad hand, but Lauren also showed us through heart, determination, courage, strength and faith that no matter what, it is possible to achieve your dreams."

Watch the full video above.

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