Yet despite what she had assumed, Alayna wasn’t in trouble. Quite the opposite, in fact. The principal had called her in to tell her that she had been selected for a very special honor.
Because of her family’s military connection, she had been chosen to make an appearance at the Tampa Bay Rays’ next baseball game. In fact, she was going to be the person to throw the first pitch of the game.
The USO had decided that Alayna should get this special treat because of her father’s commitment to the armed forces. You see, for the previous two years, her dad, Lieutenant Colonel Will Adams, had been serving his country in Afghanistan.