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24TH & GLORY: PART 11

Memories may fade, but the legends of North Omaha can never be forgotten

Sayers brothers

When this photo was taken in May 2015, Gale Sayers, back, was battling dementia that sometimes robbed him of his memories. But for this brief moment, when he and his brother Roger shared smiles and a hug, the emotions called back to their childhood growing up in North Omaha.

Vivian Strong

Vivian Strong

Josh Gibson

Josh Gibson in 1981.

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