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Then the next mom spoke up. “I don’t see why you are dividing these boys’ friendships by letting your team win. These teams are from the same class!”
“You . . . You don’t want anyone to win?” I responded. I had heard about this new mind-set about sports in schools, but thought it was only a BS punch line for late-night talk show monologues.
“Well, I certainly don’t think you should be keeping score!” she answered. The other moms nodded gravely.
I explained that, in my view, the tradition of noting the amount of baskets achieved, adding them up and comparing the total to the other team’s is the only objective method to see who played better. The moms sniffed and looked at one another. I haven’t felt such tension and disapproval since I sang with Snow White at the Oscars.
“Well,” Norma Rae said with finality, “I don’t think it’s fair to have winners and losers."
Fler smakbitar hittar man hos Mari. Trevlig söndag!