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A VISIT TO AN OLD PLAYGROUND BRINGS BACK MEMORIES OF WINS—AND LOSSES
Michael Segell
October 14, 1985
Last winter when we visited Minnesota, I took my 2�-year-old daughter, Eliza, to see the playground and outdoor hockey rink that I used to play on. The old boxcar warming house had been replaced by a glazed brick recreation center, and the rink itself had yielded to a couple of all-weather tennis courts, but just standing on that frozen ground brought back to me a special feeling. Perhaps it was the company. I was about my daughter's age when I began trailing my big brother to the playground.
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October 14, 1985

A Visit To An Old Playground Brings Back Memories Of Wins—and Losses

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Twenty-five years later while standing with my daughter on the site that had meant so much to my brother and to me, I knew what I wanted to do. I went back to my parents' house, dug out my brother's old jersey and put it on his niece, Eliza Dean.

She looked pretty good in it.

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