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Bruna D.'s Soccer Ball

Soccer Ball
Soccer has always helped me build community when I've struggled to make connections.

I felt isolated when I started working as a paralegal. As a Latina woman, I felt like I was entering a boy's club. But as I started opening up to other paralegals, I built this warm, diverse team of people to turn to when I felt lost. It inspired me to mix parts of my life.

I started referring friends for positions at the firm. I started inviting my coworkers to join me on the soccer field once a week, a habit I've kept since my childhood in Bolivia. It's taught me that, like soccer, life requires constant teamwork and outreach.
Bruna D.
Washington, D.C.

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