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Athletes and the egos and attention

by joanna

Don’t laugh, but I read this Dear Abby column not too long ago and I’m curious to get your take on it. It’s about a father whose son is a talented athlete and he now has issues with keeping him under control. Then there was a recent follow-up here (it’s the second item).

I know that athletes get an awful lot of attention — from the media, from friends, from fans, teachers, the whole recruiting process.

Is it good or bad?