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At the end of soccer practice on an early October afternoon, Mazama senior Aydin Smith leaves practice and heads across the Mazama parking lot to the football field for special team’s practice. On his way out, he grabs a bag of soccer balls and tosses it into his soccer coach’s truck.

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