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Mo'ne Davis on forgiving college baseball player: Everyone deserves second chances
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Mo'ne Davis on forgiving college baseball player: Everyone deserves second chances
Tuesday March 24th, 2015

Mo'ne Davis stopped by SI Now on Tuesday to explain how she handles criticism on social media. 

"A lot of people just want attention," Davis said of social media critics.

"They just want to see how you react, so they can put it up on their social media so they can make it seem like you're the bad person, and you're not. 

Last week, a college baseball player at Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania referred to Davis in a disparaging tweet by a derogatory term. 

Despite the player being kicked off the team, Davis wrote a letter to the school asking it to reinstate the player.

The SI 2014 Sports Kid of the Year's reasoning? Everyone deserves a second chance in life. 

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