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By JIM LITKE 

Sister Jean gets the vaccine and seat at the NCAA Tournament

 

March 21, 2021



The best COVID-19 vaccine shots in America just might be the two that went into Sister Jean's arm.

The breakout star and model for the most coveted bobblehead of the 2018 NCAA Tournament is now eight months beyond her 101st birthday and still serving as chaplain for the Loyola Chicago basketball team. It took two vaccinations and some serious wrangling, but Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt was back on the scene Friday in Indianapolis watching her beloved Ramblers in person, sporting brand-new, brick-red kicks but the same radiant smile — a fresh reminder for a pandemic-weary fan base that a li...



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