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Ken Mink, 73, poses for a picture, Nov. 8, 2008 at his home in Knoxville, Tenn. Mink enrolled as a full-time student at Roane State Community College in Harriman, Tenn. this fall and is a member of the men's basketball team. His inclusion on the team gained worldwide attention and earned him a spot in Ripley's Believe It or Not. He has written a book about his experiences called "Hoops Dreamer: The Ken Mink Story." He was later ruled ineligible by the NJCAA after failing Spanish. Roane State appealed the ruling, but the appeal was denied. (Photo by Carmen K. Sisson/Cloudybright)
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Knoxville, Tennessee - Septuagenarian Athlete Ken Mink
Ken Mink, 73, poses for a picture, Nov. 8, 2008 at his home in Knoxville, Tenn. Mink enrolled as a full-time student at Roane State Community College in Harriman, Tenn. this fall and is a member of the men's basketball team. His inclusion on the team gained worldwide attention and earned him a spot in Ripley's Believe It or Not. He has written a book about his experiences called "Hoops Dreamer: The Ken Mink Story." He was later ruled ineligible by the NJCAA after failing Spanish. Roane State appealed the ruling, but the appeal was denied. (Photo by Carmen K. Sisson/Cloudybright)