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ABC Evening News for
Saturday, May 07, 2005

Headline: On the Sidelines (Forever Friends)

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(Studio: Bob Woodruff) Report introduced.

(No location given: Chris Connolly) The story of the remarkable friendship of college football players Chuckie Mullins & Brad Gaines featured; scenes shown from Chucky's gravestone in the cemetery, from October 28, 1989, when Mullins tackled Gaines & was paralyzed in a Vanderbilt-Ole Miss football game & from the funeral in Oxford, Mississippi. [GAINES - says he takes care of Chuck's stone; recalls the sound of the tackle, visiting Chucky after the injury & when he died.] [Former Ole Miss head coach Bill BREWER†- says he thought Chucky was dead {after the tackle}; states Chucky later said "it's time."] [Friend Carver PHILLIPS - recount what Chucky said after the injury.]

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Program Time:05:47:00 pm - 05:53:10 pm. Duration: 06:10
Reporters:Woodruff, Bob; Connolly, Chris
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
Record Number:789330