Monday, January 26, 2009

L.A. Times: "Mary DeScenza deals with disappointment in the pool"

Here is the definition of character:
"...Here's how Mary DeScenza dealt with the toughest career setback of her professional life, after she failed to qualify for the U.S. Olympic swimming team at the trials in Omaha last summer.

She hit the water two weeks later and recorded some of her best times at the U.S. Open...

"It's tough. I'm not going to say it's easy to be positive all the time," DeScenza said Monday at the Southern California Grand Prix of Swimming in Long Beach. "You have to dig deep, and it really shows you what you're made of. ..."

How many 24-year-olds think this way?

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