Longtime UNC Announcer, Woody Durham, has Been Diagnosed with PPA

Woody Durham, the longtime announcer for Tar Heel basketball and football games, recently shared with his fans that he has diagnosed with Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA). “Last winter, I was diagnosed with a neurocognitive disorder that affects my language expression,” Durham wrote in explaining why he would no longer do any public speaking. He acknowledged the irony that, having made a 40-year career with his voice, his disease is defined as one that involves a loss of language facility. Read the entire article here.

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