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surfaced Wednesday that Te'o's dying girlfriend never existed. (Jan. 17)
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DURATION: 1:49-----------------------------------------SHOTLIST:SOURCE - WSBT - COURTESY WSBT, EMBARGO WBNDSouth Bend, Indiana/January 16, 20131. SOUNDBITE: JACK SWARBRICK/NOTRE DAME ATHLETIC DIRECTOR (transcript below)---AP Television - AP Clients Only Miami Gardens, Florida - Jan. 5, 20132. Mid. Teo at news conference---AP IMAGES - AP CLIENTS ONLY3. Still - Teo Playing---SOURCE - WSBT - COURTESY WSBT, EMBARGO WBNDSouth Bend, Indiana/January 16, 20134. SOUNDBITE: JACK SWARBRICK/NOTRE DAME ATHLETIC DIRECTOR (transcript below)---SOURCE: AP IMAGES, AP CLIENTS ONLY5. Still Teo playing6. Still. Teo playingSOURCE - WSBT - COURTESY WSBT, EMBARGO WBNDSouth Bend, Indiana/January 16, 20137. SOUNDBITE: JACK SWARBRICK/NOTRE DAME ATHLETIC DIRECTOR (transcript below)---SOURCE - AP IMAGES - AP CLIENTS ONLY8-11 Stills, Teo playingVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:SOUNDBITE: JACK SWARBRICK/NOTRE DAME ATHLETIC DIRECTOR"manti is the victim of that hoax, and he will carry it with him for a while."TRACK-1NOTRE DAME UNIVERSITY IS EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR FOOTBALL STAR MANTI TE-O, AMID NEWS THAT TE-O WAS THE VICTIM OF A HOAX.TE-O RELEASED A STATEMENT EXPLAINING THAT HE HAD DEVELOPED AN ONLINE RELATIONSHIP WITH A WOMAN NAMED LENNAY KEKUA, AND THAT HE WAS LATER TOLD SHE HAD DIED OF LEUKEMIA.SOUNDBITE: JACK SWARBRICK/NOTRE DAME ATHLETIC DIRECTOR"in many ways, Manti was the perfect mark. Because he is a guy who is so willing to believe in others, and so ready to help that as this hoax played out in a way that called upon those tendencies of Manti, enroped him more and more into the trap.NOTRE DAME ATHLETIC DIRECTOR JACK SWARBRICK SAYS TE-O NOTIFIED COACHES ABOUT THE APPARENT HOAX IN DECEMBER, AFTER RECEIVING A PHONE CALL FROM THE PERSON HE BELIEVED HAD DIED.SOUNDBITE: JACK SWARBRICK/NOTRE DAME ATHLETIC DIRECTOR"and when he answered it, it was a person who's voice sounded like the same voice he had talked to, who told him that she was in fact not dead."TRACK-4NOTRE DAME INVESTIGATED, BUT LEFT IT TO TE-O AND HIS FAMILY TO DECIDE IF THEY WANTED TO TAKE THE MATTER TO POLICE.THE ALLEGED HOAX WAS PUBLICLY REVEALED BY THE WEBSITE DEADSPIN.DEADSPIN FOUND NO RECORD OF LENNAY KEKUA HAVING BEEN BORN, DIED OR ATTENDING STANFORD AS HAD BEEN CLAIMED.DEADSPIN LINKED THE ALLEGED HOAX TO A MAN BELIEVED TO LIVE NORTH OF LOS ANGELES.DURING THE FOOTBALL SEASON, TE-O HAD CITED KAKUA AS HIS INSPIRATION, AS HIS TEAM WENT ALL THE WAY TO THE B-C-S CHAMPIONSHIP GAME.HE HAS NOW GRADUATED AND IS PREPARING FOR THE N-F-L DRAFT.SANDY KOZEL, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.-----------