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Gibson savoring lifelong dream with USA Softball

Gibson savoring lifelong dream with USA Softball

Lauren Gibson has always dreamed big, even when she was sporting an extra-small Lake Shore Lightning softball uniform that drenched her as the 4-year-old batgirl for her older sister's club team.

Set to turn 21 next month, the former Chesapeake-AA standout has found a uniform that fits just fine these days, while fulfilling that lifelong dream.

In her second year as a member of the USA women's national team, Gibson has become a fixture as its starting second baseman.

Team USA will compete in the Women's World Fastpitch Championships set to begin Thursday in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. 

"To be able to play for my country is just...