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Tampa Bay Rays antigay bullying video released

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August

The Tampa Bay Rays ''It Gets Better'' public service message that was recorded at Tropicana Field is now available.

Manager Joe Maddon and players Johnny Damon, Sam Fuld, B. J. Upton and Sean Rodriguez recorded the message before the Aug. 23 Rays-Tigers game. It's part of the Trevor Project and ItGetsBetter.org's efforts to prevent suicide by gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender young people.

In the video, Johnny Damon talks about when he was young and stuttered, the other Rays tell young people to stay strong and that they are fans of them.


[Last modified: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 11:23pm]

    

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