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The Sports Highlight Of The Day Is This Plucky Little Lemon Rolling Its Way To Freedom

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Are you ready to be surprisingly invested in the fate of a lemon? Are you ready to cheer, to gasp, to thrill as an indomitable citrus rolls ever onward, besting the gutter forces arrayed against it?

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Mike Sakasegawa, a San Diego–based writer and photographer, spotted a lemon out for a roll. He followed it.

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Some might think the hero of this story is really the humble leaf, which did what no other debris could do and halted the unstoppable fruit. No! The hero is still the lemon.

And the lemon found a home.

And it had a bath. Aw!

Deputy editor | Deadspin

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