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Willie Parker's feel-good story has a ring to it and a brand new Cadillac

Willie Parker Sr., a North Carolina factory worker who with his wife put four kids through college essentially to keep them from becoming factory workers themselves, was the greatly admired target of this delicious caper. It was all for him. The ring. The car. The love. But it had to start with a lie, of course. When they asked the 25-year-old who had just ripped off the longest touchdown run from scrimmage in the history of the Super Bowl what size ring he wore, Willie Parker lied. "I told 'em 13 and a half," he smiled. "That's not my size. That's my dad's." (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

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