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Ditka, Suhey, family honor 10th anniversary of Payton's death

Originally Published: October 30, 2009
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

His children are adults now: Jarrett, a married man; Brittney, a television reporter.

If it doesn't seem like 10 years to us that former Bears great Walter Payton has been gone, it does to a family that has experienced the birthdays and graduations and weddings without him.

Jarrett chose his wedding date deliberately to honor his father -- March 4. 3-4.

"I think about him every single day, but it's the big moments I always wish he was around for," Jarrett said. "Getting ...

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