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Don Bragg, former Olympic hero who starred at Penns Grove and Villanova, dies at 83

Don Bragg, a one-time star athlete at Penns Grove High and Villanova who won a gold medal in the pole vault at the 1960 Olympics in Rome, died Saturday night at age 83.

Nicknamed “Tarzan,” Mr. Bragg, a free spirit who became an author, actor, and poet, lived in northern California and was battling dementia in recent years, according to his nephew, Mike Stranahan.

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