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Crippen's memory still fuels reform fight

Updated: October 22, 2011, 2:08 PM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

Maddy Crippen plans to spend a quiet Sunday with family and friends at her parents' home in Conshohocken, Pa., on the one-year anniversary of her brother Fran's death. The Crippens will attend church and visit the nearby cemetery where Fran is buried.

Other recent gatherings and milestones, such as Fran's birthday in April, have turned into celebrations of a young athlete who brimmed with vitality, featuring a lot of laughter and storytelling. Oct. 23 will be more solemn, but the Crippens ...

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