Tennessee's Pat Summitt Will Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom Today

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Friday April 20th, 2012

Tennessee Lady Vols basketball coach Pat Summitt was already honored once this week with the title of head coach emeritus, following her recent resignation; now she's receiving another distinction, and it's the highest in the land.

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Summitt walked away from Tennessee this week after it was revealed she was battling early-onset dementia. Longtime assistant coach Holly Warlick will take over; Summitt will continue to support the program from afar.

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