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Persuasive Speech On Three Billion Dollars

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When people think about three billion dollars, they think it should be going into helping society, or our economy or helping any charity for a cause, but that’s not quite what this three billion dollars is going toward. That three billion dollars is going towards youth sports participation trophies. Kids are getting participation trophies for not even doing anything. They can just sit there and do nothing or not even show up and still get a trophy. Yes, trophies are something everyone wants, but awarding everyone who participates a participation trophy is not the best thing to do. It shows that by just doing something and not actually trying, someone can still get an award, and it doesn’t let the kids who actually tried and deserve an award stand out. Giving trophies to kids who participate should be stopped. It shows children they don’t have to work to get an award and get noticed. James Harrison said, “I have two sons, ages 8 and 6. Just the other day I took my son's' "participation trophies" away from them. I don't want my boys to have a trophy until the day the boys EARN a real trophy. I'm not about to raise two boys to be men by making them believe they are entitled to something just because they tried their best." This father is trying to teach his kids that even if they try, they won't always make it out on top and get an award. It’s showing that parents want to teach their children that they actually have to work their hardest to make it out on top and deserve an
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