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Wed February 6, 2013
Manti Te'o Deletes Twitter Account
Originally published on Wed February 6, 2013 8:51 am
DAVID GREENE, HOST:
Good morning. I'm David Greene.
Manti Te'o won't be tricked again - at least not on Twitter. Te'o's the Notre Dame football player who says he met his girlfriend online. The woman wasn't real, and Te'o says he was the victim of a hoax. He's now deleted his Twitter account. The page had included a quote from author Alexander Dumas: "Life is a storm. You will bask in the sunlight one moment, be shattered on the rocks the next. What makes you a man is what you do when that storm comes."
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