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Wooden remembered simply, gracefully

Updated: June 27, 2010, 1:54 PM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- John Wooden has been gone three weeks now and still there is more to say, about him and to him, from those he loved and all who loved him.

Saturday afternoon a crowd of about 4,000 gathered inside UCLA's Pauley Pavilion and stood on his court to celebrate his remarkable life. There were fresh tears and new sadness, old stories and well-worn lessons.

But mostly there was thanks.

"Whenever you left his [condominium in Encino], you'd go down the elevator and walk ...

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