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Remembering coach Pat Summitt, women’s sports pioneer

Clip: 06/28/2016 | 2m 50s

"Pat Summitt is an unparalleled figure in collegiate sports,” a speaker said as President Barack Obama awarded the legendary Tennessee Lady Vols coach a Medal of Freedom four years ago. Summitt died Tuesday at age 64 after years of battling early onset dementia. John Yang takes a look back at the women’s sports pioneer’s life on and off the hardwood, a life of passion and true grit.

Aired: 06/28/16

Rating: NR

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