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Students to Receive Free Concussion Testing in NFL Player’s Honor

By Bryan Toporek — April 26, 2012 1 min read

Student-athletes in Muncie, Ind., will begin receiving free concussion tests next month, thanks to a fund set up in honor of deceased Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson.

In February of last year, Duerson was found dead in his home from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. Before he died, Duerson sent text messages to his family requesting that his brain be donated to the Boston University Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, according to the

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.