Soundings: In the game as in life

Kerry Temple '74 | Mar. 26, 2013 | Notre Dame Magazine

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Their season was done. The five second-graders came to the bench, replaced by five teammates who would play the game’s final period. As the head coach gave final instructions to those entering the game, I thanked the others for a good year, gave them high-fives.

They seemed surprised it was over. It was just sinking in. They wouldn’t be going back out there. They didn’t want it to end.

There’s a lot I love about sports. Mostly it’s what you learn about yourself and life. Sports is life in microcosm.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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