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  1. Ribbons
    Ribbons May 26, 2013 at 1:57 pm |

    Adorable! Sounds like she totally has the right mindset.

  2. S
    S May 26, 2013 at 2:33 pm |

    Her joy at that win was really great to see :)

  3. Aube
    Aube May 26, 2013 at 4:33 pm |

    Puig is a tough nut to crack,she played very well against Vee in Charleston…

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  5. Nicole
    Nicole May 26, 2013 at 8:39 pm |

    With that kind of confidence, I think she’s definitely one to watch. Looking forward to seeing more of her!

  6. Wepa!
    Wepa! May 26, 2013 at 11:20 pm |

    She got a bright future ahead of her and a good head on her shoulders! She is like the little engine that could! You can knock her down but she’ll keep getting back up! Pica Power!

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