One of the novelties of Lin's story is that he went to Harvard as a basketball player and then, despite his diploma, persevered as a basketball player after graduating. He represents the ultimate victory of the jock over the nerd.
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The overall system of collegiate athletics is faulty and hypocritical. It's a system that favors every rung of the athletic equation except for the most central cog: the athlete.
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