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Unformatted text preview: with baseball through reminiscing of her childhood and the association of sports with human emotions. She explains how baseball has taught her many life lessons and provided her the opportunity to bond with both her deceased father and her current children. Baseball and sports are timeless classics that provide athletes, simpletons, and zealous fanatics the opportunity to display their excitement, their rage, and their pride; sports provide the chance to get away from reality and just submerge yourself in a world where one strike can mean utter jubilation or unrestrained anger, where one basket can unite a family with formerly broken ties, and where anything is possible. Ms. Kambou continues to recognize sports is not without its flaws for it too is brimmed with its own 2 melodramatic elements of arrogance, superficiality, and cheating. But all in all, in a world where emotional catharsis is so hard to unleash, sports and the excitement built within it definitely makes it easier....
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