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Jaret Anderson-Dolan, prospect with two mothers, could be inspiration

Center Jaret Anderson-Dolan of Spokane in the Western Hockey League is one of the most competitive players you’ll find available in the 2017 NHL Draft presented by adidas.

He’s also a proven leader, conscientious teammate and very clear on the things that are most important to him: family and hockey. They are traits he learned at a young age from two very important people in his life.

Anderson-Dolan and his brother, Dorian, were raised by two mothers, Fran and Nancy. Fran is Jaret’s biological mother, and Nancy is Dorian’s.

Jaret, 17, is proud of his upbringing and honored to stand up in the fight against homophobia in sports.

“I obviously don’t know any other way of being raised, so for me it was normal,” Anderson-Dolan said. “There’s a couple of times where during a game or at school people may look to say something to me, but like I’ve said, I’m not ashamed about it. I believe it’s very important that I try and make an impact in the community, as well as on the ice, and I won’t shy away from doing that.”

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