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Heart of a Champion

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Seth Barham was still reeling from his father’s death a few years ago. Feeling lost and abandoned, Seth meets Jimmy and the two quickly become best friends. Jimmy introduces Seth to baseball and helps pull Seth out of his funk. Together, they face high school, making the baseball team, and dealing with peer pressure to drink at parties. Will Seth make good decisions? Will Jimmy’s choices have dire consequences?

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