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Manti Te'o and the State of Modern Dating

By neelium, published on Jan 19, 2013

Anyone who follows sports has probably heard of Manti Te'o, the linebacker from Notre Dame, and his girlfriend Lennay Kekua. During this past season, Te'o told of the inspiration he received from his girlfriend's fight with leukemia, a fight she ultimately lost. The only problem, it turns out, is that Lennay Kekua never existed.

The story has been all over the news of late, and Te'o claims he has been the victim of a hoax. Whether or not you believe that is up to you, but it does afford us a good opportunity to look at what modern dating has become.

Te'o and Kekua met online,... (more)

Tags: dating, online dating, manti te'o, catfish, fake profiles

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