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January 24, 2013

KEPPELER: For Te'o, the crime is naivety

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Tonawanda News — There’s no real way to prove that Te’o knew that the woman he called “the love of my life” was a fake, that he made up the entire thing. But I think that until he confesses, I’m going to try to accept that he didn’t. No laws were broken. No one was hurt. There was no crime.

Except, perhaps, for the unforgivable, tragic crime of naivety.

Jill Keppeler is a writer for the Tonawanda News. She can be reached at jill.keppeler@tonawanda-news.com.

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