Sports Illustrated for Kids: Sports Kids of the Year 2016
To speak with Tai, Rainn and Brooke is to understand optimism and dedication. To watch them compete is to witness grace and determination. For these reasons, and for their accomplishments on the track, the Sheppard sisters are the SportsKids of the Year. Life hasn’t been easy for the Sheppard sisters. Their mother Handy works hard to support the family, but they have lived in a two-bedroom unit in a homeless shelter since last September.
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