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“I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.” – Mia Hamm

Congratulations to the Japanese women’s soccer team for winning the 2011 Women’s World Cup. After a tumultuous year overcoming the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear mishap in Japan, it is gratifying to see these first-time winners triumph. The U.S. women’s team, aiming to take home their third World Cup title, played an amazing series. These strong women are an inspiration for girls everywhere.

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Andrea Newell

Andrea Newell is a Michigan-based writer specializing in corporate social responsibility, women’s issues, and the environment.