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NY Knicks’ Jeremy Lin Story

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NY Knicks' Jeremy Lin story, of Asian-American kid out of Harvard who brought life back to Garden is American classic

In the land of opportunity, Lin finally gets his chance and makes the most of it

by Mike Lupica
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS - Sunday, February 12, 2012, 11:17 PM

There are so many elements to what has happened already to Jeremy Lin, because the rest of the league missed him and the Knicks nearly did, because he comes from Harvard, because he is Asian-American, because basketball New York has fallen for him as suddenly and completely as it has.ÔÇ¿ÔÇ¿

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Church Receives $80,000 Winning Lottery Ticket in Collection Plate

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Someone recently placed an $80,000 winning Georgia lottery ticket into the offering plate at a Columbus church.
 
The Cathedral of Prayer Inc. claimed the winning Georgia Lottery ticket worth $80,000. Gloria Rodgers, chief financial officer, said the winning ticket, Lemon Doubler Cashword, was dropped anonymously in the church offering plate.
 
 Rodgers, speaking on behalf of the nonprofit, claimed the prize Aug. 26 at the Georgia Lottery's Columbus District Office.
 

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DESIDERATA

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-- Written by Max Ehrmann in 1927

Go placidly amid the noise and the haste,
and remember what peace there may be in silence.

As far as possible, without surrender,
be on good terms with all persons.
Speak your truth quietly and clearly;
and listen to others,
even to the dull and the ignorant;
they too have their story.
Avoid loud and aggressive persons;
they are vexatious to the spirit.

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