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Aloha Means Hello Again for Navy's Santiago

Aloha Means Hello Again for Navy's Santiago

One round-trip plane ticket from Baltimore to Honolulu: $1,200. Two tickets to a game at Aloha Stadium: $100. A once-in-a-lifetime chance to represent the Naval Academy and play college football in your home state of Hawaii on Thanksgiving weekend: priceless. Aaron Santiago is one of five Navy football players going home next week when the Midshipmen play Hawaii.

When Aaron Santiago wakes up next Thursday morning, he will be home. When he wakes up next Saturday, he will be getting ready to play in a college football game, on national television, about 17 miles from his hometown.   Of course this type of storyline happens all the time in college sports, however when you play football for the Naval Academy and are from Hawaii, like Santiago, it is a unique...

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