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Michael Jordan turned 50 years old on Sunday February 17.
Michael Jordan turned 50 years old on Sunday February 17.
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Happy 50th, Michael
Release: 02/17/2013

CHAPEL HILL - Sunday February 17 is the 50th birthday of former Carolina great Michael Jordan, and is commemorating the occasion by presenting memories of Jordan from a Tar Heel perspective.  

Read a new column from GoHeels' Adam Lucas as he recalls a personal story reflective of Jordan's competitiveness, the memories of himself as a young Tar Heel fan encountering a favorite player and Jordan's generous contributions to the Carolina Basketball Museum.

Here's a great Lucas column from the past, this one written on the occasion of the 25th reunion of the 1982 NCAA championship team in 2007.

Watch this new GoHeels TV video feature on Jordan's legacy and his enduring ties to the Carolina program.

Check out this photo album of classic images of Jordan as a Tar Heel, including the work of great Carolina photographers Hugh Morton, Sally Sather, Bob Donnan, Allen Dean Steele, Robert Crawford, Jeffrey Camarati, Jim Hawkins and more.  

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