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Michael Sam receives standing ovation in return to Mizzou

Michael Sam returned to the University of Missouri on Saturday to accept the 2014 Cotton Bowl trophy at halftime of the Mizzou-Tennessee basketball game. Mizzou students gave him a standing ovation, and outside on campus students formed a human wall to block a Westboro Baptist Church protest.

Sam got a hug from Missouri Governor Jay Nixon!

(Photo via USA TODAY Sports)

And blew a kiss to the student section!

Pretty awesome day.

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