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High School Athletes Rally in Fullerton for Outdoor Sports

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High School Athletes Rally in Fullerton for Outdoor Sports

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Students, parents, coaches, and family members rallied at a Fullerton high school Jan. 15, pushing for the chance to let high school athletes compete in outdoor sports during the ongoing pandemic. The rally was part of the Let Them Play CA, a statewide protest occurring simultaneously in 138 locations across the Golden State. More than 34,000 members were signed up on the movement’s Facebook page. “This is a parent-driven, grassroots organization whose singular purpose is to create a voice, so that the California government and the school districts throughout the state will work quickly to create a plan to allow our student athletes to return to this field, or court, or rink, or pool of their choice, so that they can play their sport,” Jason Jamison, Troy High School’s varsity baseball coach, told The Epoch Times. The peaceful public rally was filled with athletes and their family members holding signs …

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