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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 10, 2013
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Studio: Jim AVila) An NFL warning that pro football Junior Seau was found after his suicide death to have CTE brain damage from chronic blows to the head examined; details given a from the National Insts. of Health study of his brain tissue. [Ex-wife Gina SEAU†- describes his symptoms; states football is a gamble.] [Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, Emerson Hospital, director Dr. Robert CANTU†- confirms CTE.] [Medical OFFICIAL - list the CTE symptoms linked to suicides.] [Former Seau teammate Marcellus WILEY†- worries about himself.] [Seau's SON - comments.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Further coverage on "Nightline" noted.

Sawyer, Diane;
AVila, Jim

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