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March 28, 2014 1:49 PM

Obituary: Former top athlete James O. Jeffers Sr., 82, was inspirational teacher, coach

James O. Jeffers Sr., a prominent athlete who became a popular teacher and coach with important life lessons after a car crash left him paralyzed from the neck down, died March 22 after a recent illness, his family said. He was 82.

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