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Athletic Lettering and Swimmers

Whale TalkAt Cutter High School, the jocks reign, and there’s a zero tolerance policy against wearing a letter jacket if you’re not an athlete. TJ Jones is resolved to take the rag-tag group of misfits making up the newly-formed swim team, find them a place to belong, and get them lettered.

Evernote file with more information on Chris Crutcher’s Whale Talk http://bit.ly/cc-whale

What do you think the rules should be for athletic lettering? Leave your thoughts in the comments.

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