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Kids Talk about Lessons Learned from Sports, Michigan

Morenci, Michigan

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Speaker 1: I'm going to ask you, what lesson do you think sports teach us?
Speaker 2: To be athletic
Speaker 1: What do you think, Brittany?
Speaker 4: To help people.
Speaker 1: How does it help people?
Speaker 4: If somebody falls down, you help them back up.
Speaker 1: Okay. Do you have a favorite sports team?
Speaker 2: Um, no.
Speaker 1: No, you don't?
Speaker 5: My favorite sports team would probably be the Morenci Bulldogs.
Speaker 1: Okay. Are any of you guys going to be in sports in school when you get older?
Speaker 6: I'm going to do dancing.
Speaker 1: What about you, Brittany?
Speaker 3: Cheerleading.
Speaker 1: What are going to do for sports, Ben?
Speaker 2: Football and basketball
Speaker 1: Football and basketball? Do ever think that sports build teamwork?
Multiple speakers: Yes, yeah.
Speaker 6: I think when you, like, do a lot of things like sports, you can work better together, and you don't have to be friends with everybody, but you can keep on trying and setting goals for yourself to get better.
Speaker 1: Okay, so it works on teamwork . . .

Asset ID: 3722
Themes: Sports, lessons, motivation, kids
Date recorded: Nov. 3, 2016, 12:18 p.m.
Length of recording: 1:11 m
Related traveling exhibition: Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America
Sponsor or affiliated organization: Stair District Library, Morenci (Southeast) Lenawee County, Morenci, Michigan

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