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Old 01-14-2011, 10:09 AM   #5
Jay Cohen
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Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Western Pa
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Originally Posted by Derek Weaver View Post
I blame the soccer moms. Everyone gets a trophy.

I remember being a kid at the end of a basketball season and everyone got a trophy. We hadn't actually won anything. "Participation trophies" are terrible. Everyone wants their kid to feel special and accomplished. I get that. But making them actually accomplish something before bestowing the crown isn't all bad.

Agree about the trophies. Just ordered the book, thanks for reminding me.
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