1998 Photo Contest, Sports, 3rd prize

Dudley M. Brooks

The Washington Post

01 January, 1997

After a fight in which Deion Robinson was narrowly beaten in the last of three rounds, he drops his game face and seeks solace in his mother's arms. The steadfast support of his father Henry and mother May enabled Deion (12) to take part in the Silver Gloves boxing competition. Cheered on by his family, Deion made it through the preliminary rounds, but he was beaten in the semifinals.

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Dudley M. Brooks

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