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Thursday, March 05, 2009

From Bill Speltz of the Missoulian: Morales' roots paved way for storied career

She grew up with three brothers who never believed in babying little sister.

They played a basketball variation called cutthroat on a slab of concrete dad poured at their Billings home. Mandy Morales figures that was her first big break - always being included by her brothers.“It was blood,” she said of hercountless cutthroat capers.

“You know, there would be a foul and my brothers might make me cry. Or if I beat my youngest brother Michael - he probably won't like me saying this - but he'd pout because he got beat by his sister.