He loved his son. He pushed his son to play sports. He nearly killed his son.

Photo: Anthony Moretti 28May2016

If you are a parent and your kid plays sports, then you really want to read this cautionary story in today’s Los Angeles Times.

“I pushed too far, did too much, helped break up my family and actually put my son’s life in jeopardy, all because I was seduced by his talent,” said Mark. “As a parent, that is devastating, and I am so ashamed.” …


This is about parents, youth sports, and ego.

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