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Family Of John Wooden Releases Statement On His Death

The children of legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden have released a statement on their father's death. From Nan and Jim Wooden:

We want to thank everyone for their love and support for our father. We will miss him more than words can express.   He has been, and always will be, the guiding light for our family. The love, guidance and support he has given us will never be forgotten.  Our peace of mind at this time is knowing that he has gone to be with our mother, whom he has continued to love and cherish.   We wish to express our gratitude for your support and appreciate your respecting our privacy.

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