"AFTER ROLLING THROUGH the end zone, [Jerramy Stevens] stood, military straight, and shot his arms out to each side, his body a cross, his palms up, the football cupped in his left hand. The crowd’s love washed over him—74,000 fans, in purple and gold, Microsofties, elementary school teachers, doctors, nurses, students, bankers, Boeing engineers…. Not a word was said of how he had been arrested six weeks before on suspicion of rape…."

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