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Steve Benson for August 01, 2021

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    Odon  3 months ago

    When your mind tells you are not in championship mode but more of a hey y’all watch this mode it’s wise to take a pass.

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    Richard S Russell Premium Member 3 months ago

    If you’re really, really, really, really, really, REALLY good at one particular thing, it means that you’ve probably been missing out on a whole lot of other things.

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    ConnieJudkins  3 months ago

    Admire her SO much!

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    Alberta Oil Premium Member 3 months ago

    Sure.. “this” got her way more publicity than winning a mere medal.

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    Michael G.  3 months ago
    “If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when?” – Rabbi Hillel the Elder, fl. 1st Century CE
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    Bobbers Premium Member 3 months ago

    Simone Biles, America’s Class Act!

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    scote1379 Premium Member 3 months ago

    Good on you !

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    walkingmancomics  3 months ago

    Taking care of oneself, and rightly so.

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    I C U   3 months ago

    Taking care of yourself is never a bad thing. Wish I had done that better.

    “If I had known I was going to live so long, I’d have taken better care of myself.”

    As they say, Hindsight is 20/20

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    MFRXIM Premium Member 3 months ago

    A combination of courage and team loyalty.

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    rionmorrison69  3 months ago

    It is what it is. She made the correct decision for HER. Media needs to leave her alone. BTW, great illustration, Steve

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    pamela welch Premium Member 3 months ago

    Her mental focus is ‘on the fritz’, she should not compete; else she could be seriously injured. She’s a champion competitor and I applaud her making the difficult choice to protect herself.

    Steve, good ’toon ♥

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    Baarorso  3 months ago

    I’m just glad that the nortorious gymnastics coach Bela Karolyi has long since retired. He wouldn’t have let her back off and had that happened, it’s not hard to imagine disaster.

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    eideard  3 months ago

    Sorry, bub. I’ve known a number of folks who could do both…and all at once. Simply ordering your life and establishing priorities is all. And ignoring folks who say you can’t do that. :-]

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