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Morrissey, Former Chicago Bear, Visits YWCA Summer Camp


Students At YWCA Camp

The Youth Summer Camp facilitated by YWCA of Lake County was visited by Jim Morrissey a former Chicago Bear. Morrissey spoke with children and signed autographs. The event was initially planned as an outdoor event, but moved to Redeemer Lutheran Church due to rain.

Jim Morrissey

Jim Morrissey played linebacker for nine seasons for the Chicago Bears and one with the Green Bay Packers. He was a member of the Bears team that won Super Bowl XX following the 1985 NFL season. He was also a member of the "Shuffling Crew" in the video The Super Bowl Shuffle. Morrissey was the last Bear to wear number 51 before it was retired in Dick Butkus' honor.

Morrissey married his high school sweetheart, Amy, and they have two daughters and two sons.

-A ZBTimes Special Report


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