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Washington coaching legend Jim Lambright’s brain donation pays dividends to CTE research years after death

UPDATED: Fri., May 20, 2022

Lambright died on March 29, 2020, at age 77, following a decadelong battle with dementia. His children, Kris and Eric Lambright, suspected Jim’s deterioration was due to chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) — a neurodegenerative disease found in former athletes, military veterans and others with a history of repetitive brain trauma.

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