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Person of the Week (The Cope Family) #920517

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 06, 2009
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The Cope family, who is responsible for the "terrible towel" that promotes the Pittsburgh Steelers pro football team, profiled; scenes shown of the towels at the Steeler games &, disabled son Danny Cope at the Allegheny Valley School; details given of the profits turned over to that school by the Cope family. [Towel inventor sports announcer Myron COPE - promotes the towel.] [Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike TOMLIN†, player Ben ROETHLISBERGER†, former player Lynn SWANN†- say the towels are a symbol of the Steeler nation.] [Daughter Elizabeth COPE†- talks about her father being a unique announcer.] [Allegheny Valley School president/CEO Regis CHAMP†- recounts Myron telling him to take care of the "terrible towel"; comments on the towel's legacy.]
Gibson, Charles

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