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January - March 2013


Celebrating National Girls and Women in Sports Day

Fitness, Sports, Youth | February, 6 2013

By: Dominique Dawes, Co-Chair of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Today is National Girls and Women in Sports Day! Each year, this observance provides us with a tremendous opportunity to help get more girls in the game, and make a significant investment in the future of our Nation. I am proud to serve as co-chair of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition and sound the alarm about the importance of ensuring equitable physical activity opportunities for all Americans.

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Sarah Egan's Story: More Than a Team

Fitness, Sports, Youth | February, 5 2013

By: Sarah Egan, Teacher & Coach, Benjamin Franklin Middle School

Come to the blacktop at my middle school and hang out for a couple of hours. You’ll get a sense of what 12-to-14-yearolds like and how they act. For them this is the center of the world.

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