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The Start

The main reason I tried wrestling is because I am a tough girl. Unfortunately I didn’t have the grades to do football in the fall which was what I wanted to play for so long. So when I saw signs around school for wrestling in the winter, I thought it would make up for not being able to play my fall sport. I felt really proud when I told my brother about wanting to do wrestling and I was so excited to be the first girl on the team for the first time in a few years. But I still had to wait before I could join the team…I was already part of the dumb wrestler stereotype with my poor grades. After I talked about wanting to do it so much, these two sisters I knew decided to join the team, and that upset me. They got there first, before me. But when I finally stepped into the wrestling for the first time, I was no longer upset. (more…)

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