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Most recently, I wrote...

Make The Year Of The Taney Dragon Last Forever

The thrill ride that was the Year of the Taney Dragons was great fun and I joined so many who cheered on our team as they competed in the Little League World Series.  But, if we really want to honor our young heroes, we shouldn't squander our enthusiasm on a rally that will last an afternoon.  Instead let's invest in their futures -- and the future of all Philadelphia's young athletes -- by upgrading the facilities and programs that will produce future champions.

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