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Your Stories: How Has Participating In School Sports Affected Your Life?

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Just four years ago, the state of sports in Boston Public Schools was dismal. Now, with the public-private partnership between the city and charitable organizations, student athletes have new gear, new fields, new mentorships and new beginnings.

That's the focus of our week-long series "Budgets & Box Scores", exploring the current state of sports in Boston Public Schools. The stories we've heard from students about the role school sports has played in their lives got us thinking about the personal impact school sports programs have on people everywhere. Here are your stories:

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This program aired on May 15, 2013. The audio for this program is not available.

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