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Local athlete breaking barriers with a little historic help

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(KK) A GROUND-BREAKING FOOTBALL PLAYER AND COACH REACHED OUT TO A LOCAL ATHLETE WHOSE STORY WENT VIRAL (SN) WE WERE THERE AS THE LEGENDARY COACH MET THE PROMISING PLAYER

EYEWITNESS NEWS REPORTER WALT BUTEAU, BACK IN PAWTUCKET FOR THIS WEEK'S STREET STORY Quinn Miller never imagined her simple quest to just play a game she loves, would draw the attention it did from across the country ——– Nats

Good ———————- Jen Welter has won the battles ———- Good catch and nats ——— 7th grader Quinn Miller is facing right now ————- ———- When we told you about bullies picking on Miller for playing a boys gamethe Pawtucket 12-year old had no expectations her tale would explode after a tweet of support from the Patriot's Stephon Gilmore —————- I thought I was dreaming and I thought it was fake I thought my mom was lying just to get me downstairs to see the tweets Welter— was a punishing tackler as a linebacker

and broke barriers as the National Footbal League's first female coach She reached out to Miller after her story went viral, and during a vist with her sister who lives in Pawtucket, Welter offered a few pointers for the young cornerback and wide reciever

———– Move the whole diamond with it Good ———– Be so good, that your game speaks for you It speaks louder than your gender ———— If your hands are out here and I'm a defender trying to break on the ball you want to create as much separation as possible

———– Now I know just to keep going even though people are doubting me ———– What did you learn from her? How to catch the ball with your pinkies like down low ———- Diamonds high, Pinkies low ————- I didn't know that, how to catch like that ———— All of those little elements

The more that you do them Then it just becomes like magic You don't even have to think about it ———– Because you're a girl they're going to underestimate you which means everything you do right makes you that much better ———— As far as the spin from little known athlete from a small town in the smallest state

to social media superstar, Miller offers a lesson of her own ————– I want to brag but I just don't because that's not nice And of course thanks to Gilmore, Miller will be going to this weekend's Patriots Browns

Source: Youtube

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