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So You Want To Be An Olympian? – The Real Lives of Kid Athletes

Chances are if you’ve sat down to watch even a few minutes of the Olympics, you’ve seen the “inspiring” ads. You know the ones.  A little kid is shown falling down on their skies or slipping along the ice in fake home-video quality scenes. 20 seconds later a montage fills the screen with clips of this clumsy youth growing into an Olympic athlete and standing on a podium. But we all know that it isn’t that easy. Kids in the GFS in Middle School tell the truth about what it’s really like being a sport-loving-and-pursuing kid in 2018.

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The Sixers This Year

Have you ever seen a Philadelphia 76’ers game?  Have you ever heard of the Sixers?  If you have seen a Sixers game this season, you probably saw them lose.  The Sixers have 18 wins which is the third worst record in the NBA this year.  Why is this, you wonder?  Why are the Sixers so bad this year? Continue reading The Sixers This Year