White House praises gay University of Missouri player Michael Sam as courageous, inspirational

  • Article by: JIM KUHNHENN , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 10, 2014 - 2:30 PM

WASHINGTON — The White House is applauding a University of Missouri football player's decision to announce that he is gay, with President Barack Obama's spokesman, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden all portraying him as a courageous and inspirational athlete.

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