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Sister Jean Bobbleheads On Sale To Celebrate Her 103rd Birthday

The beloved Loyola chaplain's birthday is Sunday.

New ornaments and bobbleheads depicts Sister Jean in honor of her 103rd birthday.
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CHICAGO — Fans of Loyola’s Sister Jean can celebrate her 103rd birthday with a special bobblehead.

Limited-edition Sister Jean bobbleheads and ornaments go on sale Friday. They honor her birthday, which is Sunday. They can be ordered online for $20 each.

The gifts are being made by the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum with Loyola’s athletics department and Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt. Previous bobbleheads have also depicted Sister Jean — a 2018 bobblehead of her was even the maker’s best-selling bobblehead of all time until 2020.

Sister Jean is the chaplain for Loyola’s men’s basketball team and has gained fame for her good cheer and humor from the sidelines of games. She’s gained national attention amid the resurgence of the team, which stormed to the Final Four in 2018.

Credit: Lukas Keapproth
Sister Jean Dolores-Schmidt at a Loyola University Chicago men’s basketball game on November 5, 2019.

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