Like other Asian Americans, I have been following Linsanity over the last 2 weeks or so with great interest and pride. It’s not too often you see a twice-cut bench warmer become a starter and take a professional team in New York by storm like Jeremy Lin (林書豪) has. While the future of Lin as a mega star is not necessarily secure, with some saying that Lin is a phenom only because of his race and others observing that the Knicks has played mostly sissy teams the last couple of weeks, there are plenty of which to be proud even if Linsanity were to end tomorrow.
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Quoting YouI'm just trying to imagine, if I had a time machine, going back to 1982 and telling someone that in 2012 a European dissident would be granted asylum by a South American country, to protect his free speech rights from the American effort to prosecute him. I wouldn't have found anyone who would believe that. Funny how the 'sureties' of the world can prove so ephemeral. (Richard Pearce, a reader at Huffington Post, in referring to Julian Assange)
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