“It’s more or less a shoulder nudge — a brief moment of contact where two competing bodies meet on the soccer field.
But in athletics, it’s an example of nonverbal communication, a split-second act of aggression that speaks volumes, louder than any rude remark, such as, “She’s just a girl.”
It’s not the beginning of a snake-eyed stare-down or a testosterone-fueled fisticuffs. It’s a silent signal insisting on respect.
Because when you’re a girl in a boys’ world, even appreciation can be hard
to come by.”
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“Somewhere deep in their sepia-colored consciousness, amidst bomb blasts and German shouts and side by side years of shadows and secrets, lies the recollection of a small parcel.
No bigger than 3 inches deep and 12 inches long, the package prevented World War II soldiers from starving to death in prisoner of war camps.”
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“Growing up, pink was the color of sissies — of wimps — of little girls who didn’t want to get their knees bloody from a tough game of tag.
Now it’s the color of war.”
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