Twelve-year-old girl delivers powerful message about equality in sports

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(NEW YORK) — Playing basketball is Adi Topolosky’s “favorite thing to do,” but when the 12-year-old went searching for basketball shoes inspired by WNBA player Elena Delle Donne, the salesman’s reaction — mocking women in sports — left her in shock.

Topolosky’s parents inspired her to blog her feelings on her troubling encounter at the shoe store, inspiring a change in how many people perceive women’s athletics.

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