How Sports Has Changed My Life

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Hi, I’m Meggan. I’m a freshman at Minot State and majoring in Elementary education. I brought some things in today to tell you a little bit more about myself. But first I’m going to tell you why I decided to carry them in this bag. I chose to carry my items in this duffle bag because I and many others use a duffle bag when you 're in a sport. Sports have always been a huge factor in my life and in my family. Close to everyone in my family has played a sport and we all watch them too. We are anywhere from basketball to baseball fans and everything in between. A very close family friend of ours, Gary Cederstom, is a professional umpire so, we’ve been to a multiple MLB games as well as an All Star Game where he was the crew chief calling the balls and strikes behind the plate. I myself played softball and volleyball in high school as well as golfing every once in a while with my grandpa. So now that I’ve told you about my bag’s significance, I’ll tell you a little bit about what i carried in it. The first item is something that represents my past. This is a jersey from the last year I played on a traveling volleyball team. I always loved volleyball growing up and had my hands on a ball whenever I could. My mom, aunt, and cousin all played volleyball when they were in high school and since we are all pretty short we were all setters. Volleyball taught me so many life lessons and created bonds with people I never thought I would have been friends with. I played for Minot High

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