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Gloucester 12U team gets letter from Trump

Members of the Gloucester Youth Baseball 12U Babe Ruth All-Star Team, who won the 2019 Babe Ruth Leagues of Virginia Inc. state tournament with a 3-0 record, received a congratulatory letter last month from President Donald Trump.

The signed letter, dated Jan. 17 on White House stationery, states:

“Congratulations on winning the Virginia State Championship! I am proud to hear of your hard work and dedication.

“Baseball promotes teamwork and discipline. These values will serve you well in your future endeavors, both on and off the field.

“I hope you will continue to set your standards high, work hard to achieve your goals, and inspire others to do the same. Best wishes to you and your coaches, your family, and your many fans!” ...

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