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“Jeremy Lin emerges as emblem of burgeoning Asian-American Christianity”
 Courtesy CNN. February 21, 2012.

Hanover, NH. Former Harvard player Jeremy Lin before a game with Dartmouth at Leede Arena, January 23, 2010.

When Jeremy Lin was a sophomore at Harvard, he was struggling emotionally. A good guard on an awful basketball team—the Crimson finished the season with an 8–22 record—he needed something more than hoops.

Lin, who had been baptized into an evangelical Chinese church near San Francisco in ninth grade and had come to value Christian fellowship through his youth group, was part of the Harvard-Radcliffe Asian American Christian Fellowship group, regularly attending Bible study.

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