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Sports This section of My Great Story highlights stories about team work, competition, physical capabilities, and much more.
First Wrestling Win
Robyn Malin, Milford, CT

Football - What It's Really All About
Susan Leighton, Bryn Mawr, PA

Tutu on Katahdin
Amy Martin, Seattle, WA

Leaders of the Pack
Mary Ann Pyron, Sanger, TX

The Girl Who Could Shred!
Jaclyn Guenther, Bellingham, WA

7th Grade Football
Becky Roach, Bend, OR

Our Marathon Runner - Malik Jabbaar
Yamira Siu, New York, NY

Chloe's Magical "Miracle League" Year!
Kurt Kondrich, Upper St Clair, PA

Night at the Races
Jessica Swietek, Peru, IL

Sports For a Special Athlete
Heidi Rahnefeld, Lake Havasu City, AZ

Jacob's Story
Maria Golias, Mayfield Hts, OH

There's Nothing He Can't Do
Sharon Randall, North Andover, MA

Our First Special Olympics
Shawnna Saulsberry, Fort Lee, VA

Chloe and Sean Casey on the Miracle League Field
Kurt Kondrich, Upper St Clair, PA

Presley's First Half Marathon
Seth Tolliver, North Little Rock, Arkansas

Inspiring Hope One Step at a Time
Angela Armenta, Winnetka, California

Our Son, Our HERO
Tom Lambke, Chandler, AZ

Boston Harbor Swim
Karen Gaffney, Portland, OR

Frank Scarfone
Frank Scarfone, Harrison, NY

Love and Determination Earn Black Belt
Kathy Welde, Bellbrook, OH

The Fan
Sheryl Sternal, Fort Wayne, IN

I Did It!
Michael Peoples, Fort Wayne, IN

The Up Side of Downs
Evelyn Davis, Wichita, TX

Swimmer, Self-Advocate, and Friend
Karen Gaffney, Portland, OR

Lisa Solomon, Johannesburg, SA

Jacob's Turn
Nick Nanton, Winter Park, FL

Greatest Game Ever
Cheryl Etter, Boca Raton, FL

My Dream
Seth Bauersfeld, Mclean, IL

Our Daughter the Powerlifter
Vivian Rinaldo, Whites Creek, TN

Nothing but Net
Tyler Gillespie, Largo, FL

Claire's Triathlon
Diane Sabatier, Baton Rouge, LA

She Shoots, She Scores!
Eileen Hitzeman, Springfield, OH

The Things I'm Proud Of...
Natasa Theodoridou, Thessaloniki, Greece

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