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hari mari Nokona – Game Changed

hari mari Nokona – Game Changed

Featured Image Source I wonder what it was like to be the best, or among the best, players in baseball before 1914? I imagine that they had a well-earned elevated sense of pride and accomplishment. They were the best in the game after all. But then, in 1914 a 19-year-old juvenile delinquent, raised in a boy’s home after being given up by his parents at age 7, entered major league baseball. We’ve been talking [...]

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Olukai Ohana

Olukai Ohana

Featured Image Source Having had a Hawaiian roommate my freshman year of college does not make me an expert on all things Hawaii. Though we shared a room roughly the size of a cell in Folsom prison for a year we were never really “close.” However, living in close quarters with my Hawaiian roommate I [...]

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