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Simple Kickball

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Simple Kickball

We have all went through it. Being picked for teams. In my case it was a simple kickball game.

I wasn’t the most athletic kid in the world, but I wasn’t the least either. So I was always picked some time in the middle of the “picking” process. I had gotten use to it, it wasn’t that good, but it wasn’t that bad either.

This particular day there was a new girl. She wasn’t in the best of clothes and had a lot of acne on her face. And yes, you guessed it…she was picked dead last. The look on her face was one I will never forget, and never wanted to experience myself. Thankfully she was on my team and we became friends. She wasn’t picked last again…but someone else was… Continue reading Simple Kickball