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Aug. 23, 1988Jeremy Shu-How Lin was born in
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Aug. 23, 1988
Jeremy Shu-How Lin was born in Palo Alto, Calif., to Gie-Ming and Shirley Lin. Lin’s parents immigrated to California from Taiwan in the mid-1970s. Even though both his parents are 5-foot-6, Lin grew to be 6-foot-3.
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How Jeremy Lin became a sensation

Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin has been the talk of the town this February with his electric style of play. Here's the road Lin has travelled to become the Big Apple's newest sensation.

Compiled by Jim Mancari