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News of Note - Maya Woods - WKBW Interview - "Seizes Opportunity in 2021"

by Adam Unger (WKBW)

SOUTH BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Mya Wood grew up watching her older sisters play basketball. Naturally, she picked up the sport as well. But she didn't have the easiest time finding coaches that would give her a chance.

"I feel like there's a different level when coaches believe or don't believe in me, having one hand," Wood said. "I just commit to everything I do and get involved in."

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"Mount Mercy has taught me some of the most important things in my life and I am so grateful for that. I know that incorporating the principles of a woman of Mercy has made me the best version of myself. I can only hope that in the future, I will continue to grow and teach others the valuable lessons that I was taught at Mount Mercy. While I have learned so many things here, the greatest thing by far that I have learned is that DNA does not always make a family, love makes a family and that is exactly what I have gained here, a second family."

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