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April, 2016

Good evening ladies and gentleman. My name is Andrew Brown and I am a senior at East Lyme High School. I have the distinct privilege of representing my fellow players and I who have been recognized for both our excellence in the classroom, and on the football field. It’s startling to remember it has been nearly half of a year since we competed on the football field. Then, we were rivals clawing at each other’s throats, but tonight, we stand together as brothers; brothers who have been given the gift to compete every Friday Night on the gridiron. Coaches, parents, players, and anyone else given the privilege of suiting up on Friday night, can you remember the butterflies fluttering through your stomach before the game? Can you remember the adrenaline pumping through your veins as you stormed the field? Can you remember being in the huddle surrounded by your teammates who have became your family? Finally, can you remember the highest of highs that came after victory, tempered only by the sorrow o ... Read the rest of entry »

Posted on 4/27/2016 12:00 PM By Alan Cox

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