It’s Thursday night. Despite wintery weather impeding much of the US, skies are clear and the weather is calm in Fort Lauderdale. One hundred men and women gather at Mills Pond Park. There are four fields; bags are placed on each accordingly. Eight t-shirt colors indicate eight teams play tonight. We lace our cleats and run warm up laps. The head coach shouts the lineup while referees and baseline coaches take their places. The pitcher checks that his teammates are in position and tosses the first pitch of the night. The big red ball glides toward home plate. The kickballgame has begun!
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