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Ex-ESPN Journalist Who Wrote Racist Jeremy Lin Headline is Becoming a Priest

Former ESPN journalist Anthony Federico‘s life became a living nightmare after he made the headline “Chink in the Armor” about NBA star Jeremy Lin in 2012, but he later realized it was a crucial part of his path to becoming a priest. 

The controversial headline unsurprisingly garnered heavy criticism from netizens who labeled the 33-year-old as a racist. After realizing his horrifying mistake, Federico felt so bad that he had to go the bathroom to hurl, according to Washington Post.