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Sister DamienOne of the most difficult things in life, I think, can be making choices between the things you love. As a kid, I can remember agonizing over conundrums like “Would you like ice cream or watermelon for dessert?” As silly as it seems now, it felt impossible to pick between my two favorite things in the world. Why couldn’t I have both?But, of course, I realized you can’t always have both. And that’s why the story of Sister Damian has stuck with me over the years. Before becoming a nun, Sister Damian was just a young Catholic girl growing up in Houston in the 1930s who loved watching baseball. It was her favorite thing in the world, outside of her faith. At the age of eighteen, she committed to becoming…

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