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Letter: Glorification of playing through the pain is not healthy

Phil Perry’s article on Brett McEvoy (“For Warriors, he’s king of the defense,” Oct. 17, Globe West) took my breath away.

Coming on the heels of the scathing documentary by “Frontline” about the NFL and the culture of football “playing through the pain” and ignoring head injuries and concussions, I wonder how Globe writers can still write articles like this one.

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