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Girlfriend of Notre Dame’s Manti Te’o was a hoax

Manti Te’o’s story was the most compelling of the college football season.

The All-America linebacker and star of a Notre Dame team enjoying a Cinderella season was playing inspired football on the field and dealing with great mental anguish off it. Two of the most important women in his life, his grandmother and his girlfriend, were gravely ill.

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