‘They Thought I Was a Boy’: Short-Haired Girl Barred From Soccer Tournament – New York Times


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‘They Thought I Was a Boy’: Short-Haired Girl Barred From Soccer Tournament
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Mili Hernandez, an 8-year-old from Nebraska, has been playing soccer for three years. Credit 3 News Now, via YouTube. Mili Hernandez is an 8-year-old standout soccer player from Omaha, Neb., who is so good she plays on a team with 11-year-old girls.
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