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John Cena visits Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office employee battling inoperable brain cancer

Posted at 4:57 AM, Jan 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-03 06:02:58-05

A Hillsborough County Sheriff's office employee with cancer was paid a special visit from one of the most popular professional wrestlers in the country. 

HCSO Communications Manager Steve Jackson, who was recently diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer, was visited on Tuesday by John Cena.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office shared the photos of Jackson's visit with John Cena on their Facebook page, accompanied by the caption, "Our prayers are with you Steve."

John Cena is an American professional wrestler, actor, rapper and reality television show host. He currently is signed to WWE, where he appears for both the Raw and SmackDown brands. 

John Cena is a known Tampa Bay resident who has a home in Land O' Lakes.

Mary Stringini is a Digital Reporter for ABC Action News. Follow her on Twitter @MaryWFTS.