Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Among the most influential people in the world there are talented artists, reputable politicians, and outstanding thinkers. But among all these great people, Time's 100 Most Influential People in The World is leaded by a young athlete. Jeremy Lin is a 23 year-old Asian American basketball player, currently playing for the NY Knicks.While nobody expected it, Lin led his teams winning streak promoting him to the starting line-up. His popularity gave birth to culture "Linsanity". The Associated Press praised him by saying "the most surprising story in the NBA". Bloomberg News said that Jeremy "has already become the most famous [Asian American NBA player]". Jeremy Lin has been one of the few Asian basketball players to achieve such accomplishments. Lin has shown the world that no matter what your race is, there is no thing that a person can't because of people opposing you.
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