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09/04/2019

How do I start off an essay about basketball and young hoop dreamers wanting a scholarship from their skills?

QUESTION
How do I start off an essay about basketball and young hoop dreamers wanting a scholarship from their skills?
I need to write an essay about how kids grow up in poor inner city areas with the dream of playing basketball every single day in hopes of maybe, just maybe getting a college scholarship.
I have some really good ideas for this paper but does anybody have a good opening sentence or paragraph so help me get started?
Anything would be great. Thanks!

ANSWER
How about this:

Basketball, saviour or deceiver?

Basketball is a way out of the ghetto, that is for the very few exceptional players.
But common knowledge and numbers show it is more of a deceiver than a saviour. The vast majority of youngsters that pin their hopes on basketball as a way to college and beyond leave their smashed dreams on the hardwood of a high school arena.
We need to emphasis that not every one from the ghetto is not skilled enough with a basketball to play their way into the future, but all of those inner city kids have what it takes to study their way to their dreams………………