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50 Years of Running: Formative youth experiences

By the time I reached sixth grade, I’d earned a reputation as one of the better athletes in the grade. I recall being invited to a basketball clinic at the high school where the coaches took a first look at … Continue reading

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On Veterans Day and dealing with bullies

As a competitive kid, I was always trying to win at everything I did. It helped that my brothers challenged me daily with taunts or physical roughhousing. We also played sports constantly. Often these games went on for hours whether … Continue reading

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