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Pollin remembered at service

Updated: December 8, 2009, 10:19 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Abe Pollin motivated players with submarine sandwiches and mink stoles, ladled food for the less fortunate, and celebrated victories and contemplated losses over chocolate frozen yogurt with his wife Irene.

Pollin made sure families in his adopted hometown had affordable places to live, bankrolled the college educations of hardworking but impoverished students and footed the bill for air conditioning units in steamy public housing developments.

Long before he built two ...

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