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Justice for Mili Hernandez

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Mili Hernandez is an 8 year-old girl who loves soccer. She's so good that she plays on the 11 yr-old roster even though she's only 8.

Last weekend, she helped lead her team to the finals of the Springfield Soccer Club girls tournament. However, before taking the field on Sunday, she and her team were suddenly disqualified because the tournament organizers insisted she was a boy due to her short hair style.

Mili's family provided the organizers with their insurance card, as an attempt to show proof, but it wasn't enough. Mili's brother stated "They didn't want to listen. They said the president made his decision and there wasn't any changing that". Mili was so devastated, they made her cry.

Please help us fight back against this clear case of sex stereotyping discrimination from the Nebraska State Soccer Association. Let's let them know we will not let our girls be treated unfairly just because they do not conform with what they think a girl should look like!  

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