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The Inside Story of Concussion's Dr. Bennet Omalu and His 'Good Friend' Will Smith

24 December 2015 2:50 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Self-described "football dad" Will Smith was looking for a way out one evening in 2014 when he met neuro-pathologist Omalu Bennet for dinner at the Bel Air Hotel in Los Angeles. Smith had recently been offered the lead role in a movie he was reluctant to accept. The feature film Concussion, which opens on Christmas Day, is based on Bennet's fight to publicize his research findings revealing a link between head injuries and the degenerative brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (Cte), which the NFL was resistant to accept. "My son played football for four years at Oaks Christian High [in Westlake Village, Ca.], which is a football powerhouse, »

- Johnny Dodd @Johnny_Dodd

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The Inside Story of Concussion's Dr. Bennet Omalu and His 'Good Friend' Will Smith

24 December 2015 2:50 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Self-described "football dad" Will Smith was looking for a way out one evening in 2014 when he met neuro-pathologist Omalu Bennet for dinner at the Bel Air Hotel in Los Angeles. Smith had recently been offered the lead role in a movie he was reluctant to accept. The feature film Concussion, which opens on Christmas Day, is based on Bennet's fight to publicize his research findings revealing a link between head injuries and the degenerative brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (Cte), which the NFL was resistant to accept. "My son played football for four years at Oaks Christian High [in Westlake Village, Ca.], which is a football powerhouse, »

- Johnny Dodd @Johnny_Dodd

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