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FORT MILL — The North Augusta softball team was only going to accept one outcome this season.

The Yellow Jackets have been so good for so many years, yet it seemed like there would be some new reason each year that their season would end earlier than they wanted.

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One student was an avid runner, so fast she swept all the races at field day.  Another was learning football plays from his grandfather. One girl sensed something was wrong and wanted to skip school. On Wednesday, stories began to emerge about the lives of the 19 grade schoolers — described by the school district superintendent as “precious individuals” — and their teachers who were gunned down behind a barricaded door at Robb Elementary School in the southwestern Texas town of Uvalde. Superintendent Hal Harrell says it was obvious by "their angelic smiles that they were loved.”

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