Barry considered how he’d describe his life if asked. He thought about sports. Everyone was always talking about sports…
He set himself ‘homework’ to learn all about every sport. As the near city had big teams, he would learn all about them.
He went back three years, looked at the big hits, catches, tackles, baskets, etc. so he could speak intelligently if questioned.
As there was six weeks before school began, he searched to find near places he could learn how to play basketball and baseball.
He told his parents when they came home of his sporting choices and need for training and they thought it was a great idea.
Barry felt that he was becoming who he would be.