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ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 20, 1981
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(Studio) Sunday's NFL (National Football League) games reported in bids for playoffs; scores given. New England Patriots noted getting first draft choice next year; New Orleans Saints' George Rogers reported winning rushing title this year. Jimmie Heuga's record in 1964 Winter Olympics recalled; Billy Kidd mentioned. Heuga noted suffering from multiple sclerosis, but still active. [HEUGA - states what is important to him.] Heuga's medical history recalled. [HEUGA - did not want to be idle.] Noted starting to take up sports. [HEUGA - states fears.] Heuga reported now helping other victims of multiple sclerosis, funded by ski equipment company Award reported presented to Heuga by Bob Beatty at Waldorf-Astoria dinner. [HEUGA - recalls remark by Jack Benny.] Details given, films shown.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Schaap, Dick

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