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First off congratulations to Mo'ne Davis and her Team for the great performance at the LLWS. Although they lost tonight and will not plat for the championship anyone would be hard pressed to call these young athletes losers. Especially Mo'ne Davis!!!
In a day and age where the glare of the media has made more than one adult professional athlete lose their cool, Mo'ne Davis handled tonight's loss with the aplomb of someone far older and supposedly wiser. It is a tribute to her, along with her coach and parents that this young lady was able to smile after what was probably a tough loss for her tonight, and what a great smile it is!!
In a day and age where professional and college athletes continually act like spoiled children or even worse unfortunately, Mo'ne Davis is a breath of fresh air. She could not have handled herself any better this past week. Maybe that is why I enjoy watching these kids play so much. They are in it for the joy and have not yet been spoiled by money or over eager college recruiters. Just the looks on their faces tells you everything you need to know.
Good luck to Mo'ne as she moves forward in life!!! I hope she gets the opportunities she so richly deserves.