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The greatest action is not conforming with the worlds ways. The greatest magic is transmuting the passions. A life lived without purpose or value, the kind in which one doesn't know the reason why one was born, is joyless and lackluster. Anthony castro has lived a full life, this buddhist's quote could perfectly resume his life. Steph & Alek.
"Hi, I'm Anthony. I live in Banning, California. I am a gay athlete and still in high school ... With no other gay jocks, I feel like I am the only one and it sucks cause I don't know any other guys that are gay and like me. I play football, basketball, track, cheerleading and swim. I have been playing football since I was five. I am the tight end for my high school, free safety and kickoff and punt returner. I don't know why I told you this but there you go. LOL. You guys are the closest to me and I figured if I was going to be moving down there, I should find out about things that are going on what are the age limits that you guys need to join," - Anthony Castro, in an email to the L.A. motion (gay) flag football team. Source
Jim Buzinski has written a beautiful article in Outsport about Anthony Castro who was killed in a car accident this month at the age of 19 years old. An athlete out to his team. He was out in high school to his football and wrestling teams, our two most macho team sports. It took guts to take such a step but Anthony never thought too much about it – he was not ashamed of who he was and if you were uncomfortable, that was your problem. Read more ...