Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax: 24 local reactions in 24 hours

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[&amp;amp;amp;lt;a href="//" target="_blank"&amp;amp;amp;gt;View the story "Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax: 24 local reactions in 24 hours" on Storify&amp;amp;amp;lt;/a&amp;amp;amp;gt;]&amp;amp;amp;lt;h1&amp;amp;amp;gt;Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax: 24 local reactions in 24 hours&amp;amp;amp;lt;/h1&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;h2&amp;amp;amp;gt;As originally reported, the death of Manti Te'o's girlfriend appears to have been a hoax. The site reports that Te'o's girlfriend, &lt;a href="#" class="runtimeTopic" data-topic-id="PECLB0015307"&gt;<a href="#" class="runtimeTopic" data-topic-id="PECLB0015307">Lennay Kekua</a>&lt;/a&gt;, did not exist. Read the following 24 local reactions to the story.&amp;amp;amp;lt;/h2&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;p&amp;amp;amp;gt;Storified by &amp;amp;amp;lt;a href=""&amp;amp;amp;gt;South Bend Tribune&amp;amp;amp;lt;/a&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;middot; Thu, Jan 17 2013 16:43:00&amp;amp;amp;lt;/p&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;manti-teokamelr3d&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;Spent most of stats class reading about the Teo situation online... Still so confusedBrooke Miers&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;Lance Armstrong and Manti Teo have made twitter the best it has ever been today.Jay Fields&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;Point is, it happens. Manti is a liar though.Ben&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;Still not sure what to make of Manti Teo story. Too many holes and red flags. Im waiting to get more info before I give an opinion. #IrishJoe Horvath&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;I feel so bad for mati teo people really are sick i dont understand why someone would do that to someone so loving and caringKelsey Howe&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;Manti, naive yes. Did he have a part in this? Zero chance in hadesAaron Wilson&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;The facts got pleasantly tangled. #manti #teoDan Spalding&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;Ugh...manti teo blah blah blah... Thanks ND for filling my day with conversation I could care less about... #geekproblemsTodd Welles&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;Victim or not, the personal life of Manti Te'o shouldn't reflect the athletic legacy he leaves behind. I sympathize his need 4 privacy. #teoJena Jacobbs WRBR-FM&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;Every time I want to walk away from this Manti Te'o stuff I find something else being written about that sucks me in. I need a brain cleanseTyler James&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;A big part of me wants to believe Manti, but hypothetically, he decides to actually go to the funeral... What happens then?Mike Fay&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;Manti Te'o is Lance Armstrong's best friend right now ......Shannon Dobrucki&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;I don't know if I should be mad at manti or if I should feel bad for himSarah Kastelic&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;Whatever, I still love Manti Te'o. He's a great athlete and person. It isn't his fault he was #catfishedLindsay&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;Everyone already forgot about Manti Te'o. #thenewnewscycleRyan Dorgan&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;I just want to cry. Manti will always be an inspriation and a hero. #ndfbReilly Fangman&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;Manti is still the man. Everyone lie once in a while. He just lied on a bigger stage! Millions are confused about his character now *shrugs* D Chosen One&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;So between this Teo story, Penn St, Ohio St, USC, etc. Can we finally put to rest myth that college sports are somehow more &amp;amp;amp;amp;quot;pure&amp;amp;amp;amp;quot; than pro?Brad King&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;Do most Athletic Directors have the type of relationship that apparently Teo &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; Swartz do?? He has clearly drank the Kool-aid!kuebler&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;Whatever happened, all Teo's stats and plays are real. He's a badass linebacker that will do great in the draftJellyman&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;settle down with the Manti bashing...this is sounding more &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; more like a catfish scam #Manti #TeoJR&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;I feel bad for you naïve Notre Dame fans thinking Teo is perfect. Yeah he's a great player, but he completely faked his image.meechow&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;Does ND really think we are THAT stupid? Teo is FAR from a victim. He made up the g/f and rode it way too far.Craig Williams&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;div&amp;amp;amp;gt;If @NDatRivals has it right, my heart breaks for Teo's family. If not, my heart breaks for beloved and devoted ND fans who have been duped.Brooke Vail&amp;amp;amp;lt;/div&amp;amp;amp;gt;