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Video: Jeremy Lin's New Volvo Ad Shows Human Side of Star PG

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As a culture, we often build up celebrity figures to be of a superhuman nature. We create false images in which they lack any form of human emotion. The truth: They are no different from everyone else who walks this Earth.

Their extraordinary gifts simply create a platform for performance that the rest of the world may never experience.

With great opportunity, of course, comes even greater responsibility. For an NBA athlete, that infers that they will produce to a statistical or efficacious standard that sets them apart from their peers on a nightly basis.

As their respective careers progress, greater expectations will form and the pressure will mount. No longer are there aspirations, as they've now become presumptions.

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