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Junior Seau Memorial And Funeral To Be Open To The Public

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It has just been announced that Junior Seau's memorial and funeral are going to be open to the general public.

The details of all the services have been released:

Thursday, May 10

5-7PM Viewing
- Calvary Chapel Oceanside
- Open to Public

Friday, May 11

10AM-12PM Memorial Service
- Calvary Chapel Oceanside
- Open to Public

1-2PM Burial
- Eternal Hills
- Open to Public

6:30-8:30PM Chargers Celebration Of Life
- Qualcomm Stadium
- Open to Public

Pastor Miles McPherson of the Rock Church will be officiating the memorial and burial. He will also emcee for the celebration of Junior's life at Qualcomm Stadium.

All of the services and events are absolutely free admission as well as free parking.

So if you're in the San Diego area, feel free to go to the memorial or funeral and celebrate Junior's life.

R.I.P. - Junior Seau

[Image via Ramey Pix.]

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Junior Seau's Family To Donate His Brain To Science

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When Junior Seau tragically committed suicide, he shot himself in the chest.

Usually, suicide by gunshot is a self-inflicted wound to the head, but Junior did it in the chest. Was it so his brain could be studied afterwards? Possibly.

His family is planning to donate his brain to science, hopefully so researchers can learn more about the possible link between multiple blows to the head and depression/dementia.

Jacopo Annese, director of the University of California at San Diego's Brain Observatory, said:

"However ghoulish it may appear to the majority of the public, the work that is conducted postmortem is essential to validate this hypothesis, because the important clues are at the cellular-level, and we can't see these with MRI, but we can with our microscopes.

Searching for the link between traumatic injury and more subtle and insidious effects like depression, suicide and dementia has been particularly crucial in the world of sports, where unprecedented body mass and acceleration create the scenario for severe trauma if there is a collision."

Junior's sad story sounds remarkably similar to Dave Duerson's, another ex-football player. Dave committed suicide with a gunshot wound to the chest specifically so his brain could be studied afterwards.

Annese continued:

"What happened to Junior Seau is terribly sad. The least us scientists can do is to match his dedication to his sport and his community with our own dedication to research, finding the reasons for such tragedy, so that it does not have to happen again."

The average life expectancy of a retired football player is 58. That's crazy compared to the average of a normal American man at 75.

We really hope they can find a link between head injuries and depression. Then the NFL will have to take even more precautions when it comes to player injuries.

[Image via AP Images.]

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Junior Seau Couldn't Handle Normal Life

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Junior Seau apparently struggled with a problem many former pro athletes have — an inability to adjust to a life out of the spotlight.

As we previously mentioned, Junior Seau killed himself recently.

Former pro athlete-turned-actor, Rick Fox, said that when retiring from a professional sport, your life takes a major turn.

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The Last Photo Of Junior Seau Alive?

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This is so sad.

This photo (above) is possibly one of the last photos of Junior Seau before his tragic death.

It was taken on April 30th, just two days before his alleged suicide.

He was at a kids' charity event called '9-1-1 For Kids' where they teach kids how to properly communicate with 9-1-1 operators, specifically for emergency calls only.

The event was at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Golf Links in Dana Point.

Junior was there, joking around and even had drank a few shots of tequila with Karma Tequila Co-Founder Gary Eisenberger.

Gary said Junior was the most jovial and happy person out of all the celebrities at the event.


We didn't think we could feel any worse about this but we do. This is so sad.

His family and friends are in our hearts and thoughts.

[Image via Karma Tequila.]

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Celebs Pay Tribute To Junior Seau

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As we previously mentioned, Junior Seau, ex-football great, has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest.

Aside from his family and friends grieving, celebrities everywhere are coming out to show their support.

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