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Parents spooked by abuse in youth sports set more limits

In this Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, photo, Lara Mae Chollette, a coach of youth soccer and basketball, follows her daughter Linda, 10, right, and son Jaylen, 7, at a playground in Seattle. Horrific cases and allegations of predatory crimes against youth in gymnastics, swimming and football, among other sports, have jolted many parents who say they believe sports can be an important part of their child's development. Some now feel compelled to take a more cautious approach in monitoring adult interactions, as advancement beyond pee-wee leagues become increasingly coach-driven. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Parents spooked by abuse in youth sports set more limits

Lara Mae Chollette, a coach of youth soccer and basketball, runs a basketball drill with her daughter Linda, 10, as her son Jaylen, 7, looks on at a community gym in Seattle. Horrific cases and allegations of predatory crimes against youth in gymnastics, swimming and football, among other sports, have jolted many parents who say they believe sports can be an important part of their child’s development.

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Parents worried about abuse in youth sports take charge

Lara Mae Chollette, a coach of youth soccer and basketball, poses for a photo with her son Jaylen, 7, and daughter Linda, 10, at a community gym in Seattle. Horrific cases and allegations of predatory crimes against youth in gymnastics, swimming and football, among other sports, have jolted many parents who say they believe sports can be an important part of their child's development. Some now feel compelled to take a more cautious approach in monitoring adult interactions. 

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