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Middle School Students Wins Super Bowl Contest

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A middle school football player beat out some tough competition to win a trip to this year's Super Bowl.

Tyler Sampson is one of five finalists in the NFL'S "Together, We Make Football" program.

As FOX's Richard Ray shows us, Tyler has a very special gift or a major challenge, depending on how you look at it.

Sampson, who plays football, won three tickets and an all-expenses-paid trip to the Super Bowl as one of five winners in an online voting contest.

Sampson's story, the video he submitted for the contest, highlighted his determination to play football despite being born with the lower part of his right arm missing. The video has inspired millions, including his parents.

Sampson, his dad and his twin brother will fly out the Wednesday before the Super Bowl. His mom will fly out too, though she may not get a ticket to the game.

Sampson also plays baseball as a pitcher and recently made his select team

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