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AN UNFOLDING TRAGEDY
John Underwood
August 14, 1978
As football injuries mount, lawsuits increase and insurance rates soar. The game is headed toward a crisis, one that is epitomized by the helmet, which is both a barbarous weapon and inadequate protection
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August 14, 1978

An Unfolding Tragedy

As football injuries mount, lawsuits increase and insurance rates soar. The game is headed toward a crisis, one that is epitomized by the helmet, which is both a barbarous weapon and inadequate protection

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Says the boy, now 21, "You get bored. You don't have any friends. There's really very little you can do."

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