Breast Cancer

Who is Deanna Favre? All you need to know about Brett Favre’s wife [Video]

Does Brett Favre have a wife? Why yes, the former Green Bay Packers quarterback married his high school sweetheart, Deanna Favre, who was inadvertently thrust into the national spotlight in the fall of 2004 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Coming fast on the heels of the highly publicised death of one of Brett Favre’s parents, Irvin, and the unexpected loss of her younger brother, Casey, Deanna’s diagnosis made her a reluctant celebrity virtually overnight.

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Brett Favre, former NFL quarterback, and his wife Deanna, pose with his bronze bust during the NFL Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony. Photo by Joe RobbinsSource: Getty Images

Nearly ten years later and cancer-free, Deanna is one of the leading activists of breast cancer. As the HOPE Foundation founder, she now travels the country to raise funds and speak about the importance …

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