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Te'o scandal is cautionary tale


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 18, 2013

~~<p>Those following the saga of the girlfriend &quot;hoax&quot; involving football star Manti Te'o still have a wait before all the who-knew-what-when facts will have emerged. But what's already telling about the case is the fever pitch over the revelations so far, and the observation that so many people fell for the fictional parts of Te'o's story in the first place.</p>
<p>Why is there such an outcry over the narrative of the Hawaii-born Notre Dame linebacker and Heisman Trophy runner-up?</p>
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Those following the saga of the girlfriend "hoax" involving football star Manti Te'o still have a wait before all the who-knew-what-when facts will have emerged. But what's already telling about the case is the fever pitch over the revelations so far, and the observation that so many people fell for the fictional parts of Te'o's story in the first place.

Why is there such an outcry over the narrative of the Hawaii-born Notre Dame linebacker and Heisman Trophy runner-up? Login for more...



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