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■Class discussion: Was Borland smart to give up the chance of making millions to protect his health? Why or why not? A study paid for by the by NFL said one third of the league's retired players will develop long-term cognitive problems. Why are so many players eager to risk dementia to play in the NFL? Why would amateur players take the risk? What other jobs carry great health risks but for far less reward? Find the 10 most dangerous jobs in the United States. Does the list surprise you? Do you know anyone working any of those jobs?
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