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I learned from my dad that he played ice hockey in college

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I Learned From My Father that he Played Ice Hockey in College
Before speaking to my dad, asking about one thing he has never told me, he said he played ice hockey in college. I knew he had played hockey, but I never knew he played at such a high level. After he told me that, I now view him in a slightly different way, although in the big picture, it is just a sport. However, it does not explain very much about who my father is.
As a child, my dad was a shy, introverted boy who wasn’t very social, but apparently he was a very talented hockey player. He led his team in scoring for two years straight in high school, and went on to become a starter for his college team. While his talent was often understated, he was always a team player, and was eventually elected captain of his team.
After speaking with my dad, and learning about his ice hockey life as a youth, I feel that I view him as a much more aggressive person. Even though he acts in no such way, the general demographic of the sport is very aggressive, so I now view his him that way.
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