Letter: Sam isn't the only role model

Former Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam speaks to Former Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam speaks to the media during the 2014 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on Feb. 22, 2014 in Indianapolis. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Joe Robbins

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The yet-to-turn-pro football player Michael Sam is being called a role model ["The times they are a-changin'," Sports, Feb. 23]. But in September, New York Giants player Prince Amukamara stated that he would be remaining celibate until his marriage.

This is the athlete that should be considered the true hero and role model for being brave and believing in traditional values.

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Mike Dolan, West Hempstead
 

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