There’s nothing wrong with coming in second. In fact, it can be very rewarding. After all, it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese:

second mouse


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A Class Act — Zara Phillips — “Chuffed” with Silver
she won with UK Equestrian Team — truly royal behavior


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 A different viewpoint — obviously ungracious
American gymnast McKayla Maroney