All I could think about was advancing. Who would we be playing in the next round?  Where would we be playing next week? It was the bottom of the seventh and we were two outs away from knocking off the higher-seeded team from Wantagh, N.Y. It would have been the […]

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“Jen-na!” The lights were on and I was awake. I’d been sleeping on the floor of the bedroom I shared with my sister, where I slept all of that summer in 1999. I was nine years old and our great-grandmother had come to live with us. “Jen-na!” I got to my knees and […]