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Jason Collins Gives First Interview After Coming Out

Jason Collins gave his first interview after coming out to ABC News correspondent George Stephanopoulos on Good Morning America.

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Collins speaks about his coming out:

On the reason he wore #98:

Matthew Shepard was an American student at the University of Wyoming who was murdered near Laramie, Wyoming in October 1998.
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Matthew Shepard was an American student at the University of Wyoming who was murdered near Laramie, Wyoming in October 1998.

On Martina Navratatilova saying his coming out would, "save kids lives":

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova praised Jason Collins in a Sports Illustrated column today:

"Collins has led the way to freedom. Yes, freedom -- because that closet is completely and utterly suffocating. It's only when you come out that you can breathe properly. It's only when you come out that you can be exactly who you are." - Navratilova
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"Collins has led the way to freedom. Yes, freedom -- because that closet is completely and utterly suffocating. It's only when you come out that you can breathe properly. It's only when you come out that you can be exactly who you are." - Navratilova

Watch full interview:

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