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Subject: Re: Okay


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Date Posted: 16:34:23 11/12/21 Fri
In reply to: Smdeagles10 's message, "Re: Okay" on 16:06:26 11/12/21 Fri

Wow, fantastic.

Of all the many many inspiring stories among athletes, I find the ones involving personal physical handicaps the most moving. Athletes like Jim Abbott and Shaquem Griffin. Penn's Aaron Jones would fall into the same category. You can only imagine the ridicule that Abbott, Griffin and Jones faced as young athletes in elementary and middle school. Children of that age can be almost sadistically cruel to fully abled kids, let alone those with obvious handicaps. Talk about Adversity University. The handicapped kids enrolled in first grade.

I am quite confident that Jameson Wang faced some, perhaps a lot of, taunting in elementary school, especially if his family was still in Western New York prior to moving to Southern California. But Go Green, surely you are not equating Wang's challenges to those faced by Abbott, Griffin and Jones. That's what you seem to be implying.

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