At least, it appears they succeeded. The friend with cancer, Blake Cognata, is a senior lacrosse player from Fairport, NY who is also Minnesota Vikings fan. From what we can gather, Cognata seems to be a pretty good dude. Unsurprisingly, then, a groundswell of support developed around the senior to get the hashtag #APCallBlake trending on Twitter—or at the very least spam the hell out of Peterson's mentions—so that he would call Cognata. According to his friends, it worked. The picture you see above is supposedly the moment Peterson called and it makes sense—who videos a random phone conversation, right? More » 548 days
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