“It was scary, but it made me feel good to support Mili,” said Erika Ortez, 10, who about 6 inches of her hair. https://t.co/YI5ce1kzuj
— Omaha World-Herald (@OWHnews) June 9, 2017
An update on the Nebraska soccer team that got kicked out of a tournament last weekend because the team originally said officials thought one player — 8 year old Milli Hernandez — looked like a boy:
After practice last evening, her teammates cut their hair to show her they love her, the Omaha World-Herald reports today.
“It was scary, but it made me feel good to support Mili,” said Erika Ortez, 10.
Asked to assess the meaning of it all, Milli said only, “they care.”
Tournament officials said they took action because of a paperwork error.