COPING WITH ADVERSITY: The Long and “Short” of Jose Altuve

COPING WITH ADVERSITY: The Long and “Short” of Jose Altuve

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Allow me to digress for a moment, but I just have to mention what a thrill I get every time I see Jose Altuve play for the Houston Astros – and especially this past week in Major League Baseball’s All-Star game.
If you don’t know who he is – and that’s possible since he plays for a team which has been rebuilding for the last few years – just know this about Jose:  He’s from Venezuela and he stands 5-5 and weighs 155 pounds…

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