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Story of Notre Dame football star's girlfriend apparently a hoax

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A story about Manti Te’o’s girlfriend dying of leukemia, which the Notre Dame All-American credited with inspiring him as he led the Fighting Irish to the BCS title game, turned out to be a hoax apparently perpetrated against the linebacker, the school said Wednesday. The university issued a news release Wednesday after Deadspin.com reported it could find no record that Lennay Kekua ever existed. The university said that Notre Dame coaches were informed by Te’o ...


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