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Aww, Manu Ginobili’s Bald Spot is All Grown Up Now

Have you ever watched Manu Ginobili during a Spurs game and had the urge to do this?

Early in his career, Emmanuel “Manu” Ginobili was a clean cut kid from Argentina.

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Eventually, he grew his hair out. It was all over the place, much like his style of play.

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But when he cut it short in 2007, it was clear he was hiding something: a baby bald spot.

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The baby bald spot just wanted to shine…

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But Manu would hide it with hats…

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And his teammate, Tim Duncan, covered it up whenever he had a chance.

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But no matter what happened, the baby bald spot continued to grow…

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It grew stronger and stronger…

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And by 2010, it became a boisterous teenage bald spot.

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It was slowly finding strength. When others tried to cover it up, it persevered and found a way into the light.

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Soon, Ginobili’s bald spot was STRONG.

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Even his teammates couldn’t take their eyes off of it.

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And eventually, Ginobili became a PROUD bald spot dad. Here, Tim Duncan tries to cover it up once again…

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But Ginobili is having NONE of it. “Leave my bald spot alone, Timmy!”

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From then on, Ginobili and his bald spot went through tough times…

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And good times…

And they even won over the bald spot’s biggest hater, Tim Duncan.

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Ginobili’s teammates were inspired by the way he and his bald spot carried themselves.

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And now in 2015, Ginobili’s bald spot is all grown up and IMPOSSIBLE to miss.

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How time flies. Thank you, Manu. Thank you and your bald spot for taking us on this journey.

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