“Dear Megan: A Letter to My 13-Year-Old Self” by Megan Rapinoe for The Bleacher Report
Olympian and U.S. Women’s National Team midfielder Megan Rapinoe published a touching “Letter to My 13-Year-Old Self” on The Bleacher Report Friday, just 24 hours before her team took the field for their second match of the Olympic Games in Rio. Below is an excerpt:
“If you knew then what you know now, maybe you would have felt better about branching out on your own a little more. Maybe you would have realized that it was totally OK that you didn’t quite know how to wear the right clothes or whether you were supposed to think the boy sitting next to you in class was cute. Maybe you would have realized that you were gay. And funny. And outgoing. And one of the best soccer players around.”
Read more here: http://thelab.bleacherreport.com/dear-megan/?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=programming-national.