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Girls Hockey Now Considered Normal

from the Naperville Sun,
Cammi Granato remembers standing out. It wasn't because of her talent, which would later nab her an Olympic gold medal. She stood out because she was different. She was a girl playing hockey. "I'd walk into a rink and there would be people staring at me and whispering," said Granato, a two-time Olympic captain. "I just didn't like that feeling. I just wanted to be a part of the team and blend in." That wasn't always possible for Granato, who graduated from Downers Grove North in 1989. In the late 1970s and early '80s when Granato started, girls just didn't play hockey.
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