Teaching Excellence Means Returning Your Sons’ Participation Trophies

Participation Trophies, James Harrison
Participation Trophies, James Harrison

Remember that time your boss gave you a trophy just for coming into work? Yeah, me neither. Remember the time your mom and dad… or dads… or moms… gave you a trophy for doing your homework? Yeah, I’m drawing another blank, too. #childabuse

Well Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison (who knows a thing or two about excellence) also doesn’t believe in trophy-giving just for showing up and doing what you were supposed to be doing in the first place. That bastard.

Harrison, a father who cares, came home to find his two sons were “awarded” with participation trophies and he took the occasion to tell the world that sometimes, giving your best, isn’t good enough to get a pity trophy.

Read the full article by Steven Crowder at LouderWithCrowder.

Photo credit Instagram/jhharrison92

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