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Dean Smith Used His Will To Buy Every One Of His Lettermen A Nice Dinner

Dean Smith died in February, but his benevolence lived on through his trust. The North Carolina men's basketball coach left money—to "enjoy a dinner out compliments of Coach Dean Smith"—to each varsity letterman who played for him.

Here's one of the letters, addressed to former player Dante Calabria:


Tim Breedlove, the accountant who sent the letter, confirmed that Smith planned these gifts out before his death. "It was his plan," Breedlove said over the phone.

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