1998 Photo Contest, Sports, 3rd prize

Dudley M. Brooks

The Washington Post

01 January, 1997

Deion Robinson (12) training on a heavy punching bag at the rear of a local restaurant. The steadfast support of his father Henry and mother May enabled Deion to take part in the Silver Gloves boxing competition in Lennea, Kansas. 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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