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MLB + Breaking Barriers

"Breaking Barriers: In Sports, In Life" is a baseball-themed character education program developed by Major League Baseball and Scholastic Inc.

Using America's sport, baseball, as the metaphor for life, the curriculum is based on the values demonstrated by barrier breaker Jackie Robinson: citizenship, commitment, courage, determination, excellence, integrity, justice, persistence and teamwork.

Breaking Barriers winner's story will inspire you

Watch: Sharon Robinson discusses the Breaking Barriers essay contest

Inside Breaking Barriers