Roy Williams wrote a letter to a fan after her dog named Roy died

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Roy Williams wrote a letter to a fan after her dog named Roy died
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Roy Williams wrote a letter to a fan after her dog named Roy died
Dan Gartland
Thursday December 15th, 2016

Roy Williams is beloved by North Carolina fans mostly because of his two national championships, but this is another pretty good reason to like him. 

A UNC fan named Whitney Shankland named her dog Roy, after Williams, and he unfortunately passed away recently. After Williams learned of Roy’s passing, he reached out to Shankland with a touching letter. 

Hopefully fans can realize Williams’s good deed means a little more than the Tar Heels’ loss to Indiana a few weeks ago. 

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