Found August 11, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
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Dean E. Smith (Photo Credit: Tar Heel Nation As all of you know, since the news in an electronics era like this bit of news could be considered old… legendary coach Dean Smith will receive the highest award that can be given to a civilian … The Presidential Medal of Freedom. But there are two simple reasons for this delay, first because I did not want to rush into writing about something like this, and second, because it is tough to type while being teary eyed. I could say so much about this man, but many better writers and fact finders have done so all over the media, both main stream and social, and I hope that all of you that read this have also read all the other articles about this great coach and even better man. He deserves every single accolade that he receives… and then some more. I will just say this to the man who has been the father figure of what is North Carolina basketball… Thank You. Thank You for having done wonders on the court and even more off of it. Thank You f...
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