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When we passed by the officers patrolling the boarder, my face lit up. You see, the gentlemen at the gate noticed a flash coming through the back window. Oops! That’s when he asked me if I had taken a picture, and of course I did, I mean, can you blame me? My excitement was beyond belief. Well, he took my camera and deleted the picture. Apparently I wasn’t supposed to do that, but at least the problem was solved without further conflict. My point is I can’t recall a single moment in my life when I felt the way I did when I got out of the truck. My heart dropped when I took my first breath outside the doors of the vehicle. It was as if I knew nothing but good was coming out of this trip.
There was a team called The Storm, also staying at the hotel we were in. The tension that arose between this very team and us became as obvious as a storm indeed, so I suppose that was a rather appropriate name. I find it a bit odd that we happened to be the Classics, and we were the ones that behaved with class as oppose to being childish. We played this team twice. The first time around we lost due to unearned runs. Although the second time around we desired revenge. Not only because we lost the previous game, but because the things they were saying to and about our teammates were simply judgmental and unjust. They behaved in such a manor you would think they we raised by monkeys. Not by luck or mere chance, but by skill, determination, and heart we rose above all their remarks and comments, and demolished them. Believe me, it felt amazing.
I’ll never forget the team we played last. The
In the end we came out with a third place victory. We set out to go home and made it back safely in no more than 12 hours.
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