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Hoaxer’s relatives identify Manti Te’o’s ‘girlfriend’

The voice on the other end of the line that spoke to former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o came from a woman. At least that’s what relatives of Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, the man behind the girlfriend hoax, told the New York Post in an interview.

An attorney’s assertion a day earlier that the voice of Lennay Kekua was a man’s apparently is not true. Tuiasosopo’s family says it was a cousin, Tino Tuiasosopo.

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