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NIKE: BO TELLS ALL

 PORTLAND, Ore., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The following was released today by NIKE Inc.:
 The Chicago White Sox confirmed the obvious today -- Bo Jackson is back.
 Less than a year after undergoing hip replacement surgery, Bo has earned a spot on the White Sox '93 roster and the guaranteed $910,000 that goes along with it.
 Bo is hitting .372 with nine RBI in 14 games; he's run the bases and played the outfield; all on a new hip.
 They said it couldn't be done. Bo never thought for a moment it couldn't. It wasn't easy. It took full-time dedication to an intensive rehabilitation program devised by a Tae Kwon Do instructor with an artificial hip of his own, and the White Sox head trainer Herm Schneider.
 In a lengthy interview at the recent Atlanta Super Show, Bo talked about his injury, surgery, rehabilitation and comeback hopes.
 "I'm a firm believer in that you're going to get out of your rehab what you put in it. The amount of time, and the sweat and everything that I've had to go through to get where I am, I'd do it over tomorrow if I had to..."
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 /NOTE TO EDITORS: A full transcript of that interview is available to all interested media for free and unrestricted use. Fax or call NIKE Public Relations to request a copy./
 /CONTACT: Keith Peters, 503-671-3732, or Dusty Kidd, 503-671-2880, or fax, 503-671-6339, both of NIKE Public Relations/


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