Merryn’s dad has been a fan of the Chicago Bears since the 80s. Through her dad Merryn has become a little bear. A picture of her in a Chicago Bears jersey was broadcast late last year during a game on UK TV station Channel 4. The tweeting of this picture had lead to a twitter following among some Bears fans.
When recently some of these Bears fans found out about Merryn’s favourite player being Charles Tillman they were tweeting to try and find one. Tillman himself saw some of the tweets and promised to send a jersey. He kept his promise with a signed jersey for Merryn, that arrived with a lovely hand written letter of support.
When we tweeted this picture to show how happy Merryn was with her new jersey Fox Sports decided to post the story on their website.