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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Pat Summitt Diagnosed with Early Onset Dementia

Pat Summitt at the age of 59 has been diagnosed with early onset dementia. She is planning to continue coaching with the help of her assistant coaches.

The following is from the University of Tennessee website which includes video of her and comments by numerous people.

http://www.govolsxtra.com/news/2011/aug/23/pat-summitt-diagnosed-early-onset-dementia/


The following is a most powerful and detailed story in the Washington Post. After you read this article, click on the video that is an interview with Pat Summitt and her son-- very, very emotional to watch.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/colleges/pat-summitt-tennessee-womens-basketball-coach-diagnosed-with-alzheimers-disease/2011/08/23/gIQADEuDZJ_story.html

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