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Dean Smith Awarded Presidential Medal Of Freedom


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#1 CarolinaPanthers8789

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 12:16 PM

@ESPNAndyKatz: Sources: President Obama to give presidential medal freedom awards to former Cub Ernie Banks and former UNC coach Dean Smith. Link to come:

Congrats Dean!!!

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 12:27 PM

Awesome stuff and well deserved for Coach Smith.

 

Great coach, better man. 



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Posted 08 August 2013 - 12:35 PM

I'm not a fan of pro baseball but I do realize what Ernie Banks did for the sport.

He also deserved that award.

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 02:12 PM

well deserved



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Posted 08 August 2013 - 03:21 PM

@InsideCarolina: Dean Smith's family saying "we know he would be humbled" - that tense hits home.

 

Sad that Dean's condition has led to his inability to really comprehend this honor



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Posted 13 August 2013 - 05:41 PM

@InsideCarolina: Dean Smith's family saying "we know he would be humbled" - that tense hits home.

 

Sad that Dean's condition has led to his inability to really comprehend this honor

He must be near the end. Sad.