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2022 Retort to Parental Despair

Paul Dovidio

The Montgomery County Community College Mustangs haven’t been known for their sporting ­triumphs — until now! Dovidio, a 20-year-old Super Smash Bros. savant, just nabbed the school’s first-ever esports national championship, sparking inspiration in young gamers in bedrooms everywhere — and providing the ultimate rejoinder to parents begging their children do something else, anything else, with their time.