Watch Peyton Manning fight back tears in emotional tribute to Pat Summitt

Pat Summitt in January 2013.

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On June 30, widely revered and wildly successful University of Tennessue Volunteers women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt was laid to rest after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

On Thursday, scores of admirers, former players, colleagues and members of the wider Vols community came together in Knoxville for a celebration of her life.