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Steelers linebacker James Harrison takes away kids’ participation trophies
ATLANTA -- Whoa, who knew the debate over participation trophies -- those awards children get just for showing up and playing sports -- would strike such a chord? After NFL linebacker James Harrison took to Instagram this weekend, announcing he would be sending back the trophies his sons, 6 and 8, received "until they earn a real trophy," parents on social media responded in droves, with the majority applauding Harrison, who plays for the Pittsburgh Steelers.