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Jack Abendschan

“Number 53 on your program. Number one on your hearts!” Jack Abendschan has loved the game of football since he was a child. He was loved by the fans. He considers it a privilege to have played professionally and is humbled by his induction into the CFL Hall of Fame. There is another part of the story. Jack sustained numerous concussions during his years of Pop Warner, high school, college, and professional football. Now he worries about the changes in his memory. He worries about how these changes affect the ones he loves. He is frustrated about having to be reminded of simple things. Does he regret playing football? Listen to Jack talk about his journey. Learn from the expertise of Dr. Jenny Johnson, a sports medicine specialist, as she discusses management of concussions and return-to-play protocols.