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Finding bright side of Fenway

Amid gloom and despair, 12-year-old Grace Pontius sees magic in Red Sox

Updated: September 10, 2012, 8:51 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Amazing Grace.

She couldn't have come around at a better time.

She was the whole package: 12 years old, braces, a baseball glove with ball planted in the pocket on her left hand, an autograph book and pen in her right, dad and grandparents in tow.

She brought along something else on her five-hour ride from Underhill, Vermont: Pure joy.

"100 years! Fenway, the stadium of all stadiums. Drive up, see that Citgo sign, the lights, then ...

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